When my children were babies, we used to think we would save money at the grocery store once we no longer needed formula or diapers. We were wrong. After formula and diapers came all those novelty snacks like fruit roll-ups and gummy bears. Then, when they got even older, they just ate more food, lots more food. Now one is married and on his own. Our grocery bill is still high. No matter how young or how old your children are or how big or how small your family is, there is always the need to save money at the grocery store. One way I save money at the grocery store is by using SavingStar.
Save Money at the Grocery Store with SavingStar
One way to save money with SavingStar is by adding coupons to your grocery shopping card. Many grocery stores give you a card that you can either carry in your wallet or attach to your key ring. Most of the time, I shop at Kroger so I have a Kroger Plus card. With my Kroger Plus card, I can add digital coupons via the Kroger website and via the SavingStar website. Some of the coupons are the same. You won’t be able to load them twice, but if you see coupons for the same products but the coupon offer is different, you can load both. If you load both coupons, you’ll have to purchase enough of that product to satisfy both coupon offers to use both coupons.
Digital Coupons with SavingStar
After signing in and logging on to SavingStar, you will register your shopper’s card. To save coupons, you will see a page that looks like the photo above. Scroll down the page and click the “I Want This!” tabs to save the coupon to your grocery store shopper’s card.
After clicking on the coupon offers you want, you can either print the list or email yourself the list. Then, you’re ready to go to the store. I should mention that not all grocery stores offer shopper cards. I should also mention that some stores are now handling SavingStar coupons differently. Kroger shoppers now have to submit their grocery receipts to get the coupon credit.
Take a look at the left hand side of the photo above. If you are short on time and you don’t want to scroll through all the offers, you can use the drop down arrows to narrow your coupon search or to sort your coupons.
Once you click on the “I Want This!” tab, you’ll see the tab change to the green “Activated!” notification. At the top of the page, you will see how many total coupons you have selected and how many are activated.
The above photo shows what your printed list will look like. You can take it to the store and check off the products you’ve selected. You won’t have to submit numerous coupons at the register. Remember, they are all on your shopper’s card. When the cashier scans your shopper’s card one time, all the coupons for which you’ve satisfied the requirements will be submitted.
Online Shopping with SavingStar
SavingStar can save you money when you shop online. Log on to SavingStar, click the “Online Shopping” tab at the top of the page, select your store, and shop.
When you hover over the “Shop Deals” tab, you can choose to shop by coupon codes, free shipping, sales, and special offers. When you hover over the “Stores” tab, you can choose stores according to featured stores, favorite stores, or all stores.
SavingStar Credit Card
Get cash back with a SavingStar credit. We limit our use of credit cards. When they’re not used wisely, they can be financially dangerous, but if you use them wisely, you can save money. With the SavingStar credit card you get unlimited cash back. You get 10% back on eligible SavingStar grocery purchases in addition to your SavingStar cash back reward. You get 5% back on eligible SavingStar cash back mall purchases. You get 1% back on everything else where American Express is welcome.
SavingStar Email Notifications
When you sign up for SavingStar, they will notify you by email of special offers. Today, I received an email notifying me of the following:
We have a great new “One or Many” deal today (valid over one or many shopping trips at one or many stores):
Save $5 when you spend $30 on NESTLÉ® frozen food products including DIGIORNO® Pizza, STOUFFER’S®, NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE®, LEAN CUISINE®, LEAN POCKETS®, HOT POCKETS®, NESTLÉ® Frozen Snacks, EDY’S®, DRUMSTICK®, OUTSHINE®, TOMBSTONE®, JACK’S®, SKINNY COW® or PURINA FROSTY PAWS®. Also good on CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® and HÄAGEN DAZS®.
To take advantage of all SavingStar has to offer, click here to sign up!