Learning the Lingo


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  • BOGO = Buy One Get One (free)
  • OOP = Out of Pocket or what you actually spent after the sales and coupons.
  • SS = Smart Smorce ad from your Sunday paper
  • RP = Red Plum ad in your Sunday paper
  • P&G = Proctor and Gamble
  • GM  = General Mills
  • Wags = Walgreens
  • RR  = Register Rewards
  • Q = Coupon
  • MM = Money Maker
  • ECB’s = Extra Care Bucks at CVS
  • +UP = Rite Aid Plus Up Reward
  • SCR = Single Check Rebate (rebate system at Rite Aid)
  • MIR = Mail in Rebate
  • FAR = Free After Rebate
  • IVC = Instant Value Coupons (Walgreens Store Coupon)
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • BTFE = Box Tops for Education
  • YMMV = Your Manager May Vary
  • NED = No Expiration Date
  • WSL = While Supplies Last
  • CRT = Cash Register Tape