Coupon Jargon

Sometimes it's easy to feel a little lost when reading deal sites, there are so many terms and abbreviations that it can get a little confusing.  Here is a list of some of the most popular terms when it comes to couponing! 

BOGO: Buy One Get One

WYB: When You Buy

OOP: Out Of Pocket

MFC: Manufacturer Coupon

SC: Store Coupon

GC: Gift Card

MM: Money Maker

Peelie: Coupon that peels off a package

Blinkie: Coupon from Blinking Machine

$1/2- $1 off 2 products

$2/1- $2 off 1 product

2/$1- 2 Products for $1

Filler = Cheap (under a $1.00) item that “fills in” when you have more coupons than items

IVC = Instant Value Coupon.  IVC's are store coupons found in the weekly Walgreens ad. IVCs may be stacked with a manufacturer’s coupon

MIR = Mail-In Rebate

Rain Check = A written slip that you can request from a store when a sale item is out of stock

Transaction = A transaction refers to your entire purchase

Q: Coupon

Stores and Store coupons:
Wags: Walgreens

RR: Walgreens Register Rewards coupons that print at the time of your purchase

RA: Rite Aid

UPs+- Rite Aid UPs+ points/Bucks

VV: Rite Aid Video Values, you watch a quick video and get a coupon!

SCR: Rite Aid Single Check Rebate

ECBs: CVS Rewards Program Extra Care Bucks

Coupon Inserts: Coupon circulars inserted into Sunday newspapers

SS: Smart Source

RP: Red Plum

PG: Proctor and Gamble