…is CRAZY. I had no idea this TV show existed (yeah, I don’t get out much as I have a 3-year-old and 5-year-old… my TV watching pretty much consists of Scooby Doo and anything mermaid-related), however, tonight while making dinner I happened to catch this on TLC. WOW.
I am all for saving money, but I am absolutely sick at the waste and loss of opportunity exhibited on this show! One radio producer has a basement stockpile of over 100 boxes of cereal and 60 boxes of diapers and says that he spends three to four hours PER DAY clipping and organizing coupons!!! He estimates that he “saves” $10,000 per year, but I beg to differ. Has he considered:
Look, I am not anti-coupons or anti-sales or anti-saving or anti-anything, on the contrary, I am all for saving money to fit your lifestyle, but this is just CRAZY. (Of course, this is sensationalized TV and apparently why they call it “Extreme” couponing!) But if these people would put 3-4 hours per day into thinking about how to GROW their income instead, they could enjoy a lifetime of wealth and abundance and never need to clip coupons again!
Of course, everyone needs a hobby…but I can think of a lot more rewarding ways (financially, emotionally, and otherwise!) to spend your time rather than clipping coupons. YMMV…
To your financial success,
— Kung Fu Girl