Bargain Hunting: 20+ Tools for Finding Coupons Online

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    TK

    Prices seem to be increasing everywhere on pretty much everything from fuel to groceries, making finding good deals more and more important. So whether you’re an avid bargain hunter or just need to save some cash, we’ve put together a list of over 20 resources to help you find coupons online.

    We’ve listed a wide variety of coupon sites ranging from those that let you print coupons to take to the grocery store with you, to sites that provide cheaper prices for online stores, and even social sites where users can vote on the best deals.

    Do you use coupon sites? If so, which do you find offer the best deals?

    Brick & Mortar Shopping

    CoolSavings.com - Tons of printable coupons divided up by style of shopping with listings of free samples you can get.

    CouponMom.com - Has coupons you can print, helps you find coupons, gives you strategies on how to use them to make them most effective, and a whole lore more.

    Coupons.com - Who needs to wait for the Sunday newspaper circular when you have Coupons.com? Go to the site, find your desired coupon, and print it out to take to the store.

    CouponSurfer.com - Mixes up printable coupons for brick & mortar stores with ones for online sites. The heavier emphasis does seem to be on groceries and food.

    OnlineCoupons.com - This one works a bit differently than some other sites in that you pay an annual subscription fee and also pay for them to mail you physical coupons for the grocery store. Coupons for restaurants may be printed for free at any time after you join.

    Valpak.com - Enter your zip code and get results for coupons in your area as well as some online vendors.

    Online Shopping

    BensBargains.net - For eight years Ben’s Bargains has been updated daily with new coupon codes for all sorts of online deals. The site mainly focuses on electronics.

    CouponCabin.com - Focuses on everyday coupons, but also has coupons that have a clear expiration date.

    CouponChief.com - Collects various coupons for numerous online merchants into one handy site which is searchable by store name or product category.

    CouponWinner.com - Thousands of coupons for hundreds of different online merchants from free shipping to free products and hefty discounts.

    Dealighted.com - Aggregates deals from numerous shopping forums around the Web and puts them into one centralized source for you.

    DeaLoco.com - Besides providing you with normal coupon listings, they also assign a “Grief Factor” to each to tell you how much hassle it will be to use it.

    DealsOfAmerica.com - Attempts to bring you deals only from the most reliable of sources by focusing on the largest online retailers and traditional brick & mortar chains.

    FatWallet.com - Featuring thousands of deals for online stores along with forums for users to discuss the current deals and ones they have found on their own.

    FreeShipping.org - As the domain name suggests, this site is completely dedicated to finding you free shipping deals for all of your online shopping needs.

    GottaDeal.com - Well known for their annual early release of Black Friday advertisements, GottaDeal is working all year long to bring you the best in online and offline deals.

    MyCoupons.com - Has over 4,000 stores you can look up by name. Also has message boards for sharing more codes, rates how well codes have worked, and a whole lot more.

    RetailMeNot.com - One of the more clearly labeled coupon sites with clear labeling of what the coupon does, what the code is and when it expires.

    Slickdeals.net - Lists new coupons by the date issued and then lets you sort them down by when they expire, vendor, and other methods. Also has active forums for more discussion.

    Social Coupon Sites

    Dealigg.com - Besides being able to vote up the standard coupons, you also get a nice selection of free sample offers you can vote on.

    DealsGlobe.com - You can give deals the thumbs up or down as well as search the coupons by numerous methods, even down to admin and user submitted.

    DiscountPatrol.com - Users submit deals they find online and then others vote them up if they consider them a truly great deal.

    Mallicious.com - The editors of Mallicious post new deals each day and then the users vote them up or down Digg style. Users are also encouraged to post deals that they find.

    RedFlagDeals.com - A site for Canadian deals that allows users to vote up the best ones to the top.

    [Image Credit: Sale photo by Tim Parkinson (Creative Commons Attribution)]

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