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How I Organize my Coupons (Binder Method)

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First off, there’s no one right way to organize your coupons. It really depends of the person, and I haven’t even found the best way yet!

Here are a few of the most common methods:

Currently, I’m using the binder method. I’ve used them all so far, and I don’t have a favorite. What I love about the binder is how my coupons are easily visible for when I need them. The downfall, is that it’s so time consuming to keep a binder updated. I used to use a box, but I couldn’t see each coupon like the binder, so I ditched that plan. The accordion method is great for beginners, but most of us have WAY too many coupons for that piece of plastic. Lastly, you can keep your inserts whole and only cut out what you need that week/for a sale. This way is really functional, but it’s not cool when you miss out on clearance because you don’t have the coupon handy.
  • I do NOT cut out every coupon, only the coupons I know I use regularly
  • Mine are filed alphabetically by category (Ex. Air fresheners, Baby, Beauty, etc.) but do what makes sense to you!
  • I bought my card holders at Walmart. They are sold by the registers for about $5 for 30 pages.
  • I keep my scissors, calculator, clips, and pens handy in a zippered pouch
  • Store policies are in the FRONT of the binder
  • My binder zippers which is helpful, in my opinion.

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