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Collin Morgan: Save on personal care products, spend more on groceries

Sep. 7, 2011 at 3:21 PM ET

Collin Morgan, the coupon-savvy mom behind Hip2Save.com, joined us for a live Web chat Wednesday to answer your questions.

Here’s one of her answers to questions from the live chat. (See below for the full Q&A.)

Nina asked:

“Hi Collin. I have tried couponing many times and have failed. I always end up spending more and buying a bunch of stuff I don't need. I don't want a cupboard full of energy drinks or junk food. How can I get better at this (and not just for groceries)? I know many retailers have coupons. I always seem to be disorganized and always miss out. Any suggestions?”

Collin replied:

“Definitely take baby steps and let yourself get the hang of it first. You will learn quickly that you can save a tremendous amount of money on personal care products ... possibly getting some FREE, which in turn will allow you to spend more money in the grocery department.”

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