Coupon Lingo

Hi all!  Confused about an abbreviation in one of our posts?  See below!   Fabulessly Frugal helped me make this list!

Insert you’d find in the Sunday Paper

PG -Proctor & Gamble

SS – Smartsource

RP -Red Plum or Valassis

GM – General Mills insert

  • Example:  When a post says “10/16 SS insert”, it means the coupon is in the October 16th Smartsource Insert 


SCR – Single Check Rebate (Rite Aid)

RR – Register Rewards at Walgreens.  It’s a catalina that prints out separate from your receipt when you buy specific products.  It is a dollar amount good for your next shopping trip (or transaction).

UP – Up Rewards, Rite Aid’s version of an Extra Care Buck or Register Rewards.  It prints at the bottom of your receipt.

ECB – Extra Care Bucks.  CVS’ version of a RR, but it prints at the bottom of your receipt.

Catalina – It’s a printable coupon that is given to you with your receipt at the end of your transaction.  RR’s are catalinas.

MFR – Manufacturer coupon

B1G1, B2G1 – Buy 1 Get 1 Free, Buy 2 Get 1 Free

MIR – Mail in rebate

OOP – Out of pocket.  The total amount you will pay the store.



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