Learn How Em from The Frugal Couple Has Thrived in a Pricey City by Couponing

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Learn How Em from The Frugal Couple Has Thrived in a Pricey City by Couponing

It’s not always easy finding deals while living in the costly area of Vancouver, Canada, but The Frugal Couple has managed to do just that. They’ve done it so well in fact, that they started TheFrugalCoupleBlog.com to try and help out others in similar situations.

Em does a great job maintaining the blog and keeps the content fresh by including restaurant review posts and DIY material with her coupon and deal updates.

Check out our Q&A with Em as she reveals her tricks of the trade:

Q: How long have you been couponing?


A: We have been couponing for the past 5 years.



Q: Why did you start couponing?


A: We started because we wanted to stretch our dollars since we live in a pretty expensive city. We feel that is the best way to LIVE SMART like the slogan of our blog. If we’re able to use our resources to save on our necessities then we can save some money for fun things =)



Q: How long have you had your blog?


A: We had this blog since 2012.



Q: What prompted you to get started with blogging?


A: We wanted to share our experience with other readers that it doesn’t take a lot of effort to save money and keep your personal finances in shape.



Q: What do you like most about couponing?


A: It is the easiest way to save money!



Q: Where is your favorite place to shop with coupons?


A: The grocery store and online.



Q: What advice would you give to couponing newbies?


A: Never buy anything online without checking to see if there are coupons!



Q: What is the biggest challenge couponers face?


A: Sometimes these coupons are only available for first time users which can cause some disappointment when you’re a returning customer.



Q: Where do you see the future of couponing going?


A: Couponing will be really accessible and necessary for shopping!



Q: Have any final thoughts?


A: Shop smart and always ask yourself if there are coupons before you buy something!

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This guide was published on June 4, 2015, and last modified on June 4, 2015.

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