Tuesday, February 23, 2010
It may not have been the reason but Maleca Whichard picked the right time to be stingy with her dollar. Whichard of Summerville first learned about the value of coupon clipping after talking with a friend. After taking it to another level, Whichard has saved big bucks and now teaches others how to save while grocery shopping.
Whichard is not alone. During the tough economic times surrounding the recent recession, people go out less or forgo buying non-essential items in an effort to conserve money. Extravagant spending has slowed, as thrift stores have become trendy and fixing a favorite pair of shoes is not uncommon anymore.