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Scared of couponing? Get over it, expert says

Feb. 8, 2013 at 2:19 PM ET

Intimidated by couponing? Don't be, expert Collin Morgan said. She's the main writer for,'s couponing blog.

During a TODAY Money web chat Friday after the Everything Cheaper special show, Collin encouraged guest Amelia to be confident at the checkout counter.

Amelia: I am a little afraid to use coupons. In my culture, using coupons has always had a stigma attached to it. People think that if you use coupons you are poor. I also don’t want to be the person holding up the line at checkout. How do I get over my fear of using coupons?

Collin Morgan: Hi Amelia! You just have to be confident knowing that you are being smart with your money. And don't think it's abnormal to feel this way at all, I talk about my feeling at the register in this post.

But having couponed for quite some time now, I definitely don't get as nervous or as fearful as I used to.

Read the full Q&A below: