Coupon Mom Tells How to Clip the Cost of College!

As you shop for your child’s back to school supplies, do you think about how expensive it all is? An education gets more expensive as your children move further along, but there are ways to spend now and save later. The Coupon Mom Stephanie Nelson gives parents tips on how to save at every level of their education. Stephanie Nelson is the author of “Greatest Secrets of the Coupon Mom”. She has taught television viewers and readers how to save how in many areas, including travel, clothing, restaurants, groceries, gifts, theme parks, gardening and entertainment. Stephanie holds a degree in finance and has ten years of experience in sales and marketing with both Procter & Gamble and Marriott Hotels. Since 2004 she has appeared frequently on national and local television and radio teaching savings tips, including several segments on Good Morning America. She also writes a weekly newspaper column “Supermarket Shopper” distributed by United Media. More about Stephanie Nelson (aka Coupon Mom): Stephanie Nelson is The Coupon Mom, and has taught television viewers and readers how to save how in many areas, including travel, clothing, restaurants, groceries, gifts, theme parks, gardening and entertainment. Since 2004 she has appeared frequently on national and local television and radio teaching savings tips, including several segments on Good Morning America. She writes a bi-weekly column for ABCNews.com and a weekly newspaper column “Supermarket Shopper” distributed by United Media. She is the author of the book “Greatest Secrets of the Coupon Mom,” published in October 2005. Several thousand shoppers use her free grocery deals website http://www.couponmom.com each day. Stephanie holds a degree in finance and has ten years of experience in sales and marketing with both Procter & Gamble and Marriott Hotels. In 1995 she retired from the corporate world to stay home with her sons. In 2001 she founded her free website http://www.couponmom.com committed to helping consumers save money and feed the hungry by increasing food donations to hunger organizations with the Cut Out Hunger program. In addition to her Good Morning America experience, Stephanie has appeared on dozens of local television and radio stations across the country sharing her savings advice. She participated in satellite television and radio media tours as a corporate spokesperson for People PC in September 2005 in their “Save a Million” campaign ( http://www.saveamillion.net ) and in July 2006 in their “When Santa Starts Saving” campaign. She currently works with Uniroyal Tire to teach consumers savings tips as part of the Uniroyal “Driving Value Home” campaign at http://www.uniroyal.com . She also has regular weekly radio segments with savings tips on stations in Indianapolis and Albany, NY. Several websites, newspapers and magazines have featured Stephanie’s savings advice including MSN.com, AARP, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Reader’s Digest, Guideposts, Parenting, Woman’s World, Atlanta Parent, Quick & Simple, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Chicago Tribune, the Orange County-Register, the Seattle Times and the Denver Post. Cut Out Hunger shoppers across the country have donated tons of food to hunger organizations in their communities. In 2004 the Coca Cola company honored the Cut Out Hunger program by selecting Stephanie to be a torch runner in their Athens 2004 Olympic Torch Relay. Coca Cola selected participants for their “ability to inspire others and make a positive difference in people’s lives.” In 2003 the Dannon Company recognized the Cut Out Hunger program in their Families Feeding America contest. In 2002 North Fulton Community Charities named Stephanie one of their “Volunteers of the Year” for the food donations generated by the Cut Out Hunger program. Stephanie lives with her husband and two sons in Atlanta, Georgia.