Uniroyal Tire and “Coupon Mom™”, Stephanie Nelson, Offer Money-Saving Advice on Biggest “Budget Busters”
GREENVILLE, S.C. – (March 5, 2007) – As the cost of living continues to rise, Uniroyal Tire has teamed up with savings expert and “Coupon Mom™,” Stephanie Nelson to find ways to help families cut the extra fat from their budgets. As part of Uniroyal’s national “More Mileage for your Money” campaign, Uniroyal and Nelson are offering their top six tips to help consumers save up to $2,856 a year on their gas and grocery bills- - areas identified as two of the biggest nondiscretionary “budget busters” for American families.
“I’m so excited to be in my second year of partnership with Uniroyal Tire and to be sharing these money-saving tips on groceries and other key areas,” said Nelson. “With grocery costs continuing to rise, I want people to know that you don’t have to pay a fortune to eat well. If you’re able to save money on the things you must pay for— like gas and groceries—you’ve got a lot left over for the extras that make life fun, whether that’s dinner out or a family vacation.”
In its inaugural year, Nelson and the “More Mileage for your Money” campaign reached over 16 million individuals nationwide. To help reach even more families this year, Uniroyal is sponsoring Nelson’s free Web site, www.couponmom.com, which offers a multitude of easy tips for cutting costs in the home. Working together, Nelson and Uniroyal have narrowed down their research into the following top six tips for maximum yearly savings on gas and groceries.
Uniroyal offers these gas savings tips that could add up to $750 in annual fuel savings:
With your car running in cost-saving mode, now it’s time to cut your grocery bill. According to the USDA, even a thrifty American household of four spends up to $6,319 a year on food at home. By implementing Nelson’s value shopping program, families can cut their grocery bills by one third or more in less than 30 minutes each week- for a yearly savings of $2,106! “These are real savings that have been achieved by families that follow my system on a regular basis," Nelson said. Nelson recommends starting with these top three simple steps (additional tips and information available at www.couponmom.com):
Uniroyal and Nelson will offer additional money-saving advice throughout the year as part of the Uniroyal “More Mileage for your Money” campaign. “This campaign is a logical extension of Uniroyal’s mission to provide good quality, affordable tires to American drivers,” said Holley. During the “More Mileage for your Money” campaign, Nelson will travel across the country to educate consumers on easy ways they can save money throughout every season of the year. Tips and advice can be also found year round on Nelson’s Web site, www.couponmom.com.
Nelson specializes in helping consumers become savvier about finding everyday bargains and value. She knows all the tricks of the trade when it comes to maximizing value and slashing spending in many areas, including automotive, travel, clothing, restaurants, groceries, gifts, theme parks, gardening and entertainment. She is a regular on-air contributor to ABC News’ Good Morning America, and a bi-weekly columnist for ABCNews.com.
Uniroyal Tire is one of the world's leading tire brands for passenger and commercial cars, pick-ups, light trucks, mini vans and sport utility vehicles. Dating back to 1892, Uniroyal Tire has developed a reputation for providing high-quality, affordable tires including its Tiger Paw® and Laredo® tire series. Uniroyal® tires offer just the right combination of dependability, traction and grip in almost every weather condition, and come with one of the industry's leading warranties. Visit Uniroyal Tire online at www.uniroyal.com.
Sources: U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Trade Commission, N.C. Department of Commerce, Car Care Council, www.gasbuddy.com, www.gaspricewatch.com, Boston Consulting Group. Estimates based on an average of 2 cars per family; using the 2006 Toyota Camry with 18.5 gallon gas tank and gas mileage 24 city/33 highway. Savings based on average cost of unleaded gasoline $2.16 per gallon (2/2/07) and 15,000 miles driven annually. Total food expenditure estimates from USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) December 2006.
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