Fifth Annual RedPlum® Purse String Study

How do you Save? RedPlum Wants to Know – Tell us and Enter to win one of two $100 Gift Cards

Tell us how you shop and how you save money from items on your grocery list to dining out and everything in between. RedPlum® is conducting its fifth annual coupon and savings survey conjunction with National Coupon Month in September. For participating in the RedPlum Purse String Survey, you will be eligible to win one of two $100 shopping cards. Employees of Valassis and its subsidiaries are not eligible to win the gift cards.

Fill out the survey by July 11, 2012 and enter for your chance to win. Once finished, we'll take you to our New Facebook App!

* 1. In the past seven days, how many hours have you spent looking for coupons, deals and savings from print sources (i.e. newspapers, mail, etc.)?

* 2. In the past seven days, how many hours have you spent looking for coupons, deals and savings from online sources?

* 3. How often do you visit your favorite savings or deal websites?

* 4. On average, how much money do you save weekly by using coupons?

* 5. What effect have high food and gas prices had on your spending behaviors? (Check all that apply).

* 6. The money you save using coupons is now primarily spent on:

* 7. How confident do you feel with your family’s current financial situation over last year?

* 8. Since last year, which of the following are you doing more often (pick your top 3):

  1 2 3
Buying more generic/store brand items
Planning my shopping around circulars, coupons and deals
Looking for deals via social media (Facebook, Twitter)
Comparing prices online and in print
Using more print coupons
Using coupons for more than groceries
Using more mobile coupons (coupons on my phone)
Using online coupons or coupon codes

* 9. In what categories are you most interested in finding coupons, coupon codes and deals? Rank your top three with 1 being where you are most interested in finding deals.

  1 2 3
Cosmetics/Beauty Products
Dining Out/Restaurants
Home improvement Items/Services
Household Items (Home Décor, Furnishings)
Pet items/Services
Services such as Dry Cleaners, Hair Salons, House Cleaning, Dentists, Automotive
Phone, Cable TV Services, Satellite
Not sure

* 10. Over the past 30 days, how have you used your smartphone for savings?

* 11. Are you currently signed up for a daily deal site(s)?