5 money tips from a top coupon expert

  • 1. Use coupons

    iStockphoto

    When asked what the best ways to stretch a dollar was, Pavini said that she almost never makes a purchase without applying some type of savings. One of her favorite ways to save is to use coupons.

    "I never make a purchase without looking for a coupon or coupon code," she said. It's easy to find coupon codes for online purchases or printable coupons for in-store shopping at a site such as Coupons.com. There's also a free Coupons.com mobile app so you can access coupons on the go.