Do you love Target? Who doesn’t, am I right? Target is great and oh my goodness they have cute stuff, but did you know that there are several money saving tips for Target that you might be overlooking?
If you love Target, but find yourself spending just a little too much money there, don’t fret. With a couple of easy steps you can save a lot on your Target shopping trips.
Here are 6 money saving tips for Target:
1.Check the weekly sales ad.
Target has a weekly sales ad that you can pick up in your Sunday paper. Before heading out for a Target shopping trip, check the ad to see what the best deals of the week are! We even match up the coupons to the sales for you to make it even easier for you to save money.
You also want to check out our post for the top 10 Target deals each week. I update this post every single week so you can snag the best deals when you head to Target.
2. Use Target Coupons.
Be sure and take advantage of all of the exclusive coupons that Target offers. There are 3 different ways to take advantage of Target specific coupons:
- Target Cartwheel.
Download the Target Cartwheel App to get bonus percentage off coupons on specific items. Make sure you read our post on how to use Target Cartwheel to save money at Target.
- Target coupons.
Target has a page of their own coupons! The Target coupon page often has hundreds of deals that you can take advantage of to bring down your costs.
- Target Mobile Coupons.
Target often runs promotions in which you text a keyword to 827438 and you will receive a mobile offer to be used in store. (Be sure to visit our site often for new keywords)
3. Target coupons can be stacked too!
One manufacturer coupon + Cartwheel Offer + One Target coupon can be stacked per item per order! That means you can use all three coupons on one item. It can really add up to some amazing savings. Check out all our target deals we have posted here.
4. Use your smartphone to save money.
Be sure to take advantage of the popular cash back apps such as Checkout51 and Ibotta to maximize savings. These apps offer rebates on items that you purchase everyday and Target is one of the stores included in the offers. See all of the best money saving apps for the grocery store that you can use at Target to save more money.
Your smartphone is also a great tool to utilize the Cartwheel app so you can look for added discounts on deals that you may have found in store. Make sure you read our post on how to use Target Cartwheel to save money at Target.
5. Check out Target Clearance.
Target has some of the best clearance deals of all retailers. This is especially true after a holiday. You will find discounts of up to 75%, even on grocery items, many of which you can stack coupons with!
There is actually a Target markdown schedule (by department):
Monday – Electronics, Accessories, Kids Clothing, Books, Baby and Stationery
Tuesday — Domestics, Women’s Clothing, Pets and Market (food items)
Wednesday — Men’s Clothing, Health and Beauty, Diapers, Lawn & Garden items and Furniture
Thursday — Housewares, Lingerie, Shoes, Toys, Sporting Goods, Decor & Luggage
Friday — Auto, Cosmetics, Hardware, & Jewelry
These will vary by store, but that gives you a good idea on when something you might need will be marked down. Always be sure to check your cartwheel app when shopping clearance items, you may be able to save even more!
6. Get a Target RedCard.
You can sign up for a Target RedCard to save an additional 5% every time you shop.
When you apply for the Target RedCard, you can decide whether you want to apply for the Target Debit Card, the Target Credit Card or the Target Mastercard. The RedCard also offers free shipping when you shop at Target.com which I personally love and use all the time.
Those are my 6 money saving tips forTarget. Once you apply these easy money saving tips to your shopping trips you will really start to see the savings add up.
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