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  • Deal Roundup: Target, Walmart

    A roundup of the hottest deals and scenarios at popular stores like Target – perfect for beginner and expert bargain hunters alike. Thank you for printing through the affiliate coupon links below, which helps support this site at no additional cost to you! As with all deals, availability and prices can vary so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Deal Roundup - July 29, 2016 | Chief Family Officer

    Target: Sweetarts Gummies for $0.88
    Buy: 1 Sweetarts Mini Gummy Bites 10oz at $2.69 {price may vary}
    Use: $1/1 SweeTARTS Mini Gummy Bites Bag coupon
    And use: 30% off Nestle Stand Up Bags 10-12 oz Target-Cartwheel {deducts $0.81}
    Final Price: $0.88
    Ends 7/31. Via Totally Target.

    Target: Pepsi 12pks for $2
    This deal starts Sunday – print your coupons while they’re available!
    Buy: 4 Pepsi 12pk 12oz cans at 4/$10
    Use: (2) $1/2 select Pepsi Products coupon
    Final Price: $2 each
    Valid 7/31 – 8/6. Via Totally Target.

    Target: Shout Spray for $0.75
    Buy: 4 Shout Triple Acting Sprays 30oz at $2.94 each {price may vary}
    use: (4) Shout Product coupons
    And use: 15% off Shout Laundry Items Target Cartwheel {deducts $1.76}
    Pay: $8
    Receive: $5 Target Giftcard
    Final Price: $0.75 each
    Ends 7/30. Via Totally Target.

    Walmart: Valley Fresh Chicken for $0.59
    Buy: 1 Valley Fresh Premium Chunk White Chicken In Water 5oz can at $1.34 {price may vary}
    Use: $0.75/1 Valley Fresh Product coupon
    Final Price: $0.59
    End date unknown. Via Passion for Savings.

    Roundup: Stock up on Tampax and Ticonderoga, Free business cards, Cheap Cheerios, and More

    Our daily roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Daily Roundup of Coupons, Deals, and More - July 29, 2016 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com

    ~ What I love today: Fresh lychee. It’s one of my favorite fruits, and has such a short season here in L.A. I’m always so delighted when I find bags of them at the Asian market!

    ~ Amazon: Tampax Pearl for $1.77 when you clip the $2 off coupon and order through Subscribe & Save

    ~ Walmart.com: Ticonderoga Pre-Sharpened No. 2 Pencils 30ct for just $3.86 {that’s a stock up price on Ticonderoga!}

    ~ Cents of Style: Kids’ Graphic Tees starting at $4.99 + shipping is always FREE

    ~ MySavings: Aquafresh toothpaste for $0.38 at Target

    ~ MySavings: Free back to school backpack giveaway at Verizon

    ~ Today only at Amazon: Rock Band 4 Bundle for Xbox One or PS4 for $99.99 {$199.99 value}

    ~ Today only at Shutterfly: Get 50 FREE business cards with code 50BUSINESS {just pay shipping of approximately $5}

    ~ New Coupons.com printables:

    $1.00 off any 3 Friskies Fancy Feast cat treats
    $1.00 off one Nutrisystem Nutricrush Bar
    Buy any ONE multipack of init bars, get ONE free

    ~ Today only: Ralphs/Kroger shoppers can get a digital coupon for one FREE Sparkling ICE Tea

    ~ Hip2Save: Lemon Grass Kitchen entrees for $1 at Target

    ~ Hip2Save: 50% off Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs at Target

    ~ Totally Target: Strawberry Cheerios for $0.64 at Target

    ~ Wild for Wags: Pantene for $0.96 at Walgreens

    ~ Wild for Wags: Cheerios for $0.23 at Walgreens

    ~ Printable Coupons: Back to Nature juice 8pk for $2.69 at Target

    ~ Passion for Savings: Free Gillette shave gel at Walmart

    ~ Passion for Savings: Schick razors moneymaker at Walmart

    ~ For the Mommas: Free Redbox DVD rental


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    Deal Roundup: Target, Walmart, Vons/Pavilions

    A roundup of the hottest deals and scenarios at popular stores like Target – perfect for beginner and expert bargain hunters alike. Thank you for printing through the affiliate coupon links below, which helps support this site at no additional cost to you! As with all deals, availability and prices can vary so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Deal Roundup - July 28, 2016 | Chief Family Officer

    Target: Bai Bubbles for $1.26
    Buy: 3 Bai Bubbles at $1.99 each {price may vary}
    Use: $1/3 Bai Products coupon
    And use: 20% off Bai Water, Tea & Bubbles Singles Target Cartwheel {deducts $1.19}
    Final Price: $1.26 each
    Ends 8/6. Via Totally Target.

    Walmart: Genova Tuna for $0.78
    Buy: 1 Genova Tuna in Olive Oil 5oz Can at $1.78 {price may vary}
    Use: $1/1 Genova Tuna 5oz Can coupon
    Final Price: $0.78
    End date unknown. Via Printable Coupons and Deals.

    Vons/Pavilions: Gold Peak Tea for $0.49
    Buy: 2 Gold Peak Tea at $0.99 each WYB 4 participating items
    Use: $1/2 Gold Peak Tea Products coupon
    Final Price: $0.49 each
    Ends 8/2.

    Vons/Pavilions: Haribo Gummy Bears for $0.46
    Buy: 3 Haribo Gold-Bears at $0.79 each WYB 4 participating items
    Use: $1/3 Haribo Gummi Bags -from 7/10 Red Plum
    Final Price: $0.46 each
    Ends 8/2.

    Vons/Pavilions: Brawny Paper Towels for $3.99
    Buy: 1 Brawny Paper Towels 6 Big Rolls at $4.99 WYB 4 participating items
    Use: $1/1 Brawny Paper Towels coupon {must register}
    Final Price: $3.99
    Ends 8/2.

    Vons/Pavilions: Kellogg’s Cereal or Cheez-Its for $0.88
    Buy: 3 select Kellogg’s Cereal or Cheez-Its at $1.88 each WYB 3
    Use: (3) $1/1 Kellogg’s Cereal or Cheez-Its Kellogg’s Family Rewards coupons {requires 850 points each}
    Final Price: $0.88 each
    Ends 8/2.

    Vons/Pavilions: Laura’s Lean Ground Beef for $4
    Buy: 1 Laura’s Lean Ground Beef at $5
    Use: $1/1 Laura’s Lean Beef Product coupon {must register}
    Final Price: $4
    Valid Friday 7/29 only.

    Don’t Let the Pound Rain on Your Holiday Parade

    This is post from Amy (who is obviously from the UK!). Compensation will be received for the publication and editing of this article.

    Holiday season is upon us, and if you’re worried about how far your pound will (or won’t) go when you’re abroad, take heart – and these tips – to help you to make the most of your moolah this summer.

    Save Money When Traveling in Europe

    Look for cheaper fuel

    Head to the petrol stations at supermarkets, as the fuel there is often 10% cheaper than at the stations along the motorways. Petrol is around the same price in the UK as in France, but diesel is significantly cheaper, so opt for a diesel hire car.

    Mark your cards

    It often pays to watch the international money exchange scene for a few weeks before you go away, so you can buy your currency at a good time. Whatever you do, don’t use the kiosks at the airport, as you won’t get a good rate. Once on holiday, use your debit card to withdraw money, but try not to do it too often. You could also use your credit card to pay for things, but this only works if you pay your balance every month.

    Don’t go for the hotel breakfast…

    …unless it’s free, in which case fill your boots (and your face) and make up some ham or cheese rolls for your elevensies. You might find if you’re staying in a hotel that the breakfasts are really expensive – £40 or more. This isn’t your only option – scout out a decent place nearby and head there instead.

    Quaff the local wines

    Locally-grown wines are always much cheaper than the others on the list, and if you’re self-catering, make sure you ask for the local option at the supermarché.

    Stay by the bar

    If you’re on the continent, eating and drinking at the bar is always way cheaper than at a table. For example, a coffee in Rome may be €1, whereas if you head to a table it can be three or four times as much!

    Head off the beaten track

    If you’re in a tourist area, you can guarantee that the cafes, gift shops and restaurants will be much more expensive than the ones a little way back from the hustle and bustle. Go for a quick mooch round the back streets and see what you can find. You’ll probably get friendlier, more personal service too.

    Do your homework so you don’t get a traffic fine

    In most countries in continental Europe, the police will levy on-the-spot fines and there are nearly as many speed cameras as there are in the UK. Another thing to watch out for is the variable speed limits. When you enter a village, town or city, the limits drop to 50kmph or even lower, so do pay attention.

    In France, there’s the added complication (although it makes excellent sense) of speed limits dropping when it rains. On the motorway it falls from 130kmph to 110kmph; on dual carriageways it’s from 110kmph to 100kmph, and on open roads its 90kmph down to 80kmph.

    If you have any great money-saving tips for holidays, let us know in the comments!

    Swagbucks: Earn Free Gift Cards with their Mobile Apps

    You may already know that Swagbucks is my favorite way to earn free money, but did you know that you can do you Swagging on the go?

    With the Swagbucks Mobile and SBTV apps, you can earn free gift cards on your phone! Like the Swagbucks website, you can rack up SB by shopping, answering surveys and watching videos. Here’s how you can earn $10 in a week:

    • While you wait for the coffee to brew, download free games and other apps through the Discover tab: 20 SB
    • During commercial breaks, take a featured survey or fill out your survey profile: 60 SB
    • While standing in line at the grocery store, answer the daily poll: 1 SB
    • When you’ve finally made it to the gym, watch style, tech and celeb news through the SBTV app: 2 SB for every 10 videos
    • Just as you’ve put dinner in the oven, your Swagbucks app tells you there’s a new Swag Code!: 3 SB
    • Before you go to sleep, use the Swagbucks app to shop from your favorite stores. You deserve it!: 100 SB
      • Invite your friends to download the Swagbucks Mobile apps so they can start earning their way to free gift cards, and earn referral SB for yourself in the process! They are free to download, and available for both iPhone and Android devices.

        As always, thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!