15 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Clipping Coupons

You’ve seen them parked in Aisle 2 at your favorite supermarket: The extreme couponers thumbing intently through a box of coupons to get 35 cents off of Cottonelle.

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You’ve seen them parked in Aisle 2 at your favorite supermarket: The extreme couponers thumbing intently through a box of coupons to get 35 cents off of Cottonelle. You shake your head and move on because you are not an extreme couponer. Indeed, all the coupons you’ve ever clipped are expired when you finally remember to cart them to the grocery store.

But you want to save, too, and you’ll never get your coupon-clipping groove on. No time. No interest. So for you, we offer a collection of ways you can save on groceries without coupons. Decide which strategies will work best for you.

Contributing writer Cameron Huddleston contributed to this story.

Bob Niedt
Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

Bob is a Senior Online Editor at Kiplinger.com. He has more than 40 years of experience in online, print and visual journalism. Bob has worked as an award-winning writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., market as well as at news organizations in New York, Michigan and California. Bob joined Kiplinger in 2016, bringing a wealth of expertise covering retail, entertainment, and money-saving trends and topics. He was one of the first journalists at a daily news organization to aggressively cover retail as a specialty, and has been lauded in the retail industry for his expertise. Bob has also been an adjunct and associate professor of print, online and visual journalism at Syracuse University and Ithaca College. He has a master’s degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Hope College.