Sunday Coupon Inserts. These are the names of the different inserts you’ll find in your Sunday newspaper. Ordinarily, you’ll see these abbreviations accompanied with the date the newspaper came out:
SS – Smart Source
RP – Red Plum (sometimes also called Valassis)
PG – Procter & Gamble
GM – General Mills
KG – Kellogg
B1G1 or BOGO – buy one get one
MIR – mail in rebate
RR – register reward (Walgreens)
FAR – free after rebate
IVC – instant value coupon
ECB – extra care bucks (CVS)
OOP – out of pocket
YMMV – your mileage may vary. Means all stores may not accept or participate.
IP – internet printable
MC or MQ – manufacturers coupon
Q – coupon
SCR – single check rebate (Rite Aid)
WYB – when you buy
Catalina – coupons for $$ off your next purchase that print out alongside your receipt at the register.
Stack – use two coupons together. For example, Walgreens allows you to use a Walgreens store coupon with a manufacturers coupon on the same item.
Peelies – coupons you find on the product itself (peels off)
Blinkies – sm coupon machines found in many stores that spit out coupons. They have a blinking light, hence the name.
Hangtags – just what it sounds like. Coupon is on a tag that hangs from the product.
Tearpads – just what it sounds like. Usually tearpad coupons hang on shelves near the product.