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PUBLICITY MATERIALS:

PRESS RELEASE and AUTHOR Q&A
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TELEVISION

INSIDE EDITION

“Kathy Spencer is the country’s reigning coupon queen. The mother of four and,  amazingly, shops virtually free. From children’s clothes to gasoline…“I get gas for free too,” she says. Watch the entire Inside Edition interview HERE

GOOD MORNING AMERICA
“Massachusetts mom Kathy Spencer is so good at clipping coupons that she can feed her family of six for about $4 a week.” Watch the entire GMA interview HERE

NECN, NEW ENGLAND CABLE NEWS

“It’s not easy to get something for nothing, but a Massachusetts woman has made a business out of shopping for free.” Watch the three NECN segments HERE and HERE and HERE!
Plus, watch Kathy’s regular segment, Monday Savings Money on NECN!

WMUR/ ABC New Hampshire
Save money at grocery store even without coupons.
Watch the full segment HERE

FOX 25/ MY FOX BOSTON
“We all want to save money when shopping, but how about shopping for free?” Watch the FOX interview HERE

CHRONICLE NEW ENGLAND
“The coupon queen knows how to save money: she pays $5.25 on a grocery bill of $346.08! “I’ve done better, but I did fill two carriages today,” says Spencer. Watch the Chronicle interview HERE

THE BOSTON CHANNEL
“A lot of the stuff I get for nothing. I will mail in a rebate and actually make money,” Spencer said. “I also have a dog, two cats, and a bunny, and they eat for free, too.” Watch the Boston Channel interview HERE

WGME ON YOUR SIDE- Portland, Maine

“Kathy Spencer is the ultimate coupon mom. With a 5 dollar bill and a fist full of coupons she feeds her family of six every week!” Watch the WGME story HERE

PROVIDENCE ABC 6
“With the price of everything going up—consumers are on the lookout for bargains wherever they can find them. Enter Kathy Spencer, who offers advice gleaned from years of coupon clipping and discount hunting.” Read the full interview HERE

MAGAZINES:

LADIES HOME JOURNAL 2012
Want to know how to shop for free– just ask Kathy Spencer!

WOMEN’S DAY, September 2012
6 Surprising Things You Should Always Buy at Drugstores
Read the full article HERE

PEOPLE STYLE WATCH
, “Shopping Secrets”, March 2012

LUCKY MAGAZINE,

Braving the outlet stores on Black Friday: Expert Tips for Making it Through the Day
Read the full article HERE

SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE, April 2012
Is there hidden money in your wallet?

COSMO MAGAZINE July 2011
Shameless Money-Saving Tricks

ALL YOU MAGAZINE
, November 2011
Black Friday Tips and Deals with Kathy Spencer

PARENTS MAGAZINE,
December 2011
Money Page

MONEY MAGAZINE, August 2011
Affluent Couponers

YANKEE, NEW ENGLAND’S MAGAZINE, March, 2012, Ask the Expert: How to Shop For Free
Read the full article HERE

BOSTON GLOBE MAGAZINE
“With her online community, How to Shop for Free, Boxford Mom Kathy Spencer shows people how to save major money.” Read the Boston Globe article HERE

MACLEANS CANADA
How to get groceries for (almost) free. Coupon clipping is time-consuming, but the savings deliver an exhilarating high.
Read the full article HERE

THE NEST
Easy ways to save $1000+ Read the full article HERE

VIV MAGAZINE
President’s Day Alert: ‘How To Shop For Free’ Offers Smart Tips. Read the full article HERE

PRINT:

USA WEEKEND
“Save when shopping for clothes…” Read the full USA Weekend article HERE

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
, February, 2012
Money Section

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, December 2010
Personal Finance

THE BOSTON GLOBE
“A madcap quest for ‘free’- the local guru of the couponing craze wonders at times what she’s wrought.” Read the full article HERE

THE BOSTON HERALD
Gotta Love It: “You’ll save big bucks if you follow the advice in “How to Shop for Free” by local author Kathy Spencer, the force behind the popular howtoshopforfree.net. Read the full Boston Herald article HERE

THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL
Guru of coupons offers tips at Rhode Island Home Show. Read the full article HERE

THE SALEM NEWS
“Kathy Spencer can get the family grocery bill down to a penny — no joke.” Read the Salem News article HERE and  HERE

THE WESTBOROUGH PATCH
Extreme couponing tips attract crowd at local library… Read the full article HERE

THE PALM BEACH POST
“Kathy Spencer is a married Massachusetts mom of four — and caretaker of a dog, two cats and a rabbit — who feeds her family for about $4 a week.” Read the Palm Beach Post article HERE

THE ARIZONA DAILY MINOR
“This book and the website can save you considerable dollars!” Read the full review HERE

THE TUCSON CITIZEN
“If you want to pare down spending on essential items and indulgences alike, this book could be the guide you need to make it happen.” Read the full review HERE

TAMPA TRIBUNE
“On my first attempt I was able to score coupons for meat, seafood and turkey…” Read the Tampa Tribune review HERE

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City

‘How To Shop For Free… is the step-by-step textbook for shopaholics.”Read the full review HERE

SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW,December 2010

SACRAMENTO BOOK REVIEW, December 2010

THE HIPPO, May 2012
Live Free and Shop: Karma for those that give. Read the full story HERE

ONLINE:

THE HUFFINGTON POST, April 2012
12 Money-saving Tips with Couponing Expert Kathy Spencer
Read the full article HERE

US NEWS/Money September 2012
The Best Couponing Strategies for the Everyday Saver
Read the full article HERE

MONDAYS WITH MARLO Marlo Thomas.com, April 2012
For the full online interview click HERE

THE BOOKMAN SEZ
“Believe it or not, some people save by getting their clothes, food, even gasoline for free. You can, too, if you’ve got the time and “How to Shop For Free,” the new book by Kathy Spencer with Samantha Rose. Read the full article HERE

BOOKVIEWS BY ALAN CARUBA
“This book is a treasure of information…   a shopper’s dream come true” Read the Bookviews review HERE

BOOKLIST

How to Shop For Free is “a whirlwind of savings strategies and ideas, always executed on the up and up.” Read the full review HERE

BOB ON BOOKS ON TECHNORATI
“Reading about some of Spencer’s amazing deals is a delight in itself, learning how to get them is the reward for that reading.” Read the full review HERE

BOOKS AND CHOCOLATE
“All the secrets to using coupons and sales to end up with free or almost free items.” Read the full review HERE

SHOP SMART on CONSUMER REPORTS
“Fine tune your couponing skills and get free stuff.” Read the full article HERE

BIZINDIA
“This is a wonderful book on saving money written in clear and simple language.”
Read the full review HERE

MONEY CRASHERS
“Kathy Spencer is one of the foremost leading Extreme Couponers in America today. Her website will have everything you are looking for in terms of getting started with extreme couponing all the way up to the more advanced techniques that will allow you to get your items for free.” Read the full extreme couponing 101 article HERE

COMMITMENT NOW
Learn how to become a master couponer and get your groceries for free. Plus tips on  savings at the mall and organic food. Read the full article HERE

SAVVY SUGAR
7 Secret Tips for Getting Freebies from an Expert. Read the full article HERE

BEAUTY MARKS THE SPOT
Splurging on a budget: Kathy has “truly mastered the art of couponing.”
Read the full article HERE

ACTON PATCH
Extreme couponing: the methodology for using coupons efficiently… Read the full review HERE

SMART MONEY

The new best coupon-clipping sites. Read the full article HERE

SHINE
Why February is the time to shop on the cheap! Read the full article HERE. 7 Secret Tips for Getting Freebies from an expert.  Read the full article HERE. 3 Ways to Save Money With Coupons While Someone Else Does the Work. Read the article HERE. 4 Books that Will Help Save You Money. Read the article HERE.

RUNNING WITH HEELS

“Talented writer of How to Shop for Free fills us in on her ground-breaking concepts and how her love for bargain hunting began.”
Read the full Running with Heels article HERE

THREE JARS
“Want to save money on everything from designer jeans and common medications to the perfect gift for your sister? Follow these tips from Kathy Spencer, author of How to Shop for Free.” Read the full Three Jars interview HERE and HERE

MOMSWORD
“Mom’s , Dad’s, students…  this is the book that EVERYONE needs to have RIGHT NOW!”Read the MomsWord review HERE

BLOGCRITICS

“How to Shop for Free will certainly help you reduce your expenses.” Read the Blog Critics book review HERE

BOOKMARKABLE
“You might start to hyperventilate when you read this book. I’m just saying. You’ve been warned.” Read the full article HERE

DRYER BUZZ
“Providing advice for shoppers at every level of frugality, Spencer speaks to all consumers looking to  pare down their spending on essential items and indulgences alike.” Read the full review HERE

SHE SAVED
“This book is packed with fun tidbits, tips and ideas… many that were new to me (and I thought I knew it all).” Read the full review HERE

GAL TIME
Bargain hunting in New England: Massachusetts mom Kathy Spencer, four dollars can buy an entire week’s worth of groceries — for a family of six! Read the full review HERE

FRUGAL BABE
How To Shop For Free definitely inspired me to change some of my grocery shopping ways.” Read the full Frugal Babe review HERE

BARGAIN BABE
“Kathy shows how to eat healthy on the cheap,  score mega deals at the mall, and even ways to save on cable.” Read the full Bargain Babe review HERE

NORTHERN CHEAPSKATE
“How To Shop for Free is a must-read primer for those who want to learn how to use coupons to save money.” Read the full Northern Cheapskate HERE

ONE BORED MOMMY
“This book is exactly what I need to get me not only motivated, but excited about saving our family even more money…” Read the full One Bored Mommy review HERE

WOMAN AROUND TOWN
“This is a serious-nay, scholarly- approach to value shopping.” Read the Woman Around Town review HERE

MOM’S OWN WORDS
“After reading How to Shop for Free, I am now hooked on Kathy Spencer’s methods of shopping.” Read the full review HERE

MOMMY WANTS FREEBIES
Read the full Mommy Wants Freebies review HERE

MOMMY CRACKED
“Kathy Spencer is definitely a pro at couponing, and she can teach you some great shopping strategies…”
Read the full review HERE

WALLET POP
“Kathy Spencer of Boxford, Mass. has to be the Jedi Master of coupons. If you know anyone who can beat her record of feeding a family of six and three pets for around $4 a week — all thanks to her stealth discount shopping — then I’d tell you that person is shoplifting!” Read the Wallet Pop article HERE

MY FOX
“It might take a few hours a week to clip coupons and browse supermarket aisles. But it’s paying off for one woman who is feeding her family of six for less than $10 a week.” Read the My FOX article HERE

RADIO:

THE CALLIE CROSSLEY SHOW, WGBH, NPR BOSTON
“Kathy Spencer set out to get a great bargain and found out that she could shop without spending more than a few cents.”
Listen to the full interview HERE

WGIR, the Morning Buzz, calls Howtoshopforfree.net the “The best coupon and deal website ever! ”

SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW
Strand Media Group, nationally syndicated, Mike Carruthers, November 2010

BOSTON SUNDAY REVIEW, WBZ Radio, CBS Boston, November 2010

FRANKIE BOYER SHOW, WBIX Radio (Boston)

DAVID’S BOOK TALK
Listen to the full interview HERE

YOUR TIME WITH KIM INVERSON Entercom Communications, Portland (KRSK), Denver (KALC), Austin (KAMX), Wichita (KFBZ), Memphis (WMC), Milwaukee (WMYX), Indianapolis (WZPL), Buffalo (WTSS), and Norfolk (WPTE).
Listen to the archived interview HERE

EVERYDAY WISDOM FOR FAMILIES on Blog Talk Radio
Learn how to shop for free with Kathy Spencer. Listen to the full interview HERE

KNEWS CONVERSATIONS, KNews FM 94.3 (Palm Springs, CA), November 2010

MOM’S THE WORD RADIO SHOW,
KLZ 560 AM (Aurora, CO),December 2010

WARREN PIERCE SHOW, WJR Radio (ABC, Detroit), November 2010

THE JOURNEY HOME
KSFR-FM (Santa Fe Public Radio), December 2010

TRISTATE BARGAINS, WBTN Radio (Bennington, VT), December 2010

POSITIVE LIVING, Blog Talk Radio, February 2011

ACROSS AMERICA, KGAB Radio (Cheyenne, WY), February 2011

MICHAEL SMERCONISH PROGRAM
nationally syndicated (115 markets), March 2011

THE GREG GLATZ SHOW CJOB 68 (North America’s #1 new/talk radio station), March 2011

THE ORGANIC VIEW RADIO SHOW, July 2011