5 Weird Places to Find Coupons

Last Updated Jul 27, 2011 3:48 PM EDT

I'm not exactly the poster woman for coupons -- particularly extreme couponing -- for a variety of reasons. Mainly, I just believe there are more time-efficient ways to save money.

Mine is not a popular view: Millions of Americans have turned to coupons to save money in this economy. Now, if you use a coupon for something you already need, that's one thing. But as we know, couponing has, for some, turned into an unhealthy obsession.

There's no limit as to how far some will go to dig up a buy-one-get-one-free offer; some aficionados are even said to be stealing neighbors' Sunday papers for their coupon inserts.

Now the folks behind CouponSherpa.com have created a master list of 52 places where you can locate coupons these days. Some, like newspaper inserts and online coupon Web sites, are obvious, but many on the list were rather surprising.

Here are the five weirdest:

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    Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance journalist and commentator. She is the author of the new book Psych Yourself Rich, Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life. Follow her at www.farnoosh.tv and on Twitter at @farnoosh.