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Search the Coupon Database

How to get the Most out of the B101 Coupon Database

The B101 Coupon Database is a complete compilation of all known coupons that are currently available, (not expired)


The search tab is where you search for coupons and other items in the coupon database as well as add new items that are not already in the coupon database.

Searching the coupon database:

Familiarize yourself with the search fields of the coupon database…

  • Description: The description of the coupon that is available
  • Coupon Source: The type is where you find out what type entry the coupon or rebate is.

    Below is a description of each source type.

    • Coupon Source - Any: Search all types of coupons available. This is the most helpful choice if searching for a particular product. For example- to get ALL available coupons for Cereal, simply type "Cereal" and hit search.
    • ECoupons- Q's that are found in grocery store isles. They spit out coupons as a person walks by, often blinking a red light, (hence Blinkie).
    • Home Mailer - Q's that are snail mailed through the USPS, usually directly from a Manufacturer.
    • Insert - Q's that are found in the Inserts inside the newspaper.
    • Magazine - Q's that are found within the pages of a magazine.
    • Mail In Rebate - A rebate form that you send in with the required proofs of purchase to receive a rebate check in the mail or electronically.
    • Printable - Q's that are found online and can be printed from your computer.
    • Rite Aid - Q's from Rite Aid Video Values
    • Store Coupons - these include the following types:
      • Booklet - Q's that are found in a paper booklet in the lobby/entranceway of grocery stores, or other locations.
      • Catalina - Q's that print from a coupon machine when you checkout at a grocery store. These are often based on the purchases you made..
      • Found in Pkg - Q's that are found either inside a product package, or pre-printed on the packaging itself.
      • Hangtag - Q's that are found "hanging" off the neck of bottled products such as soda or bottled flavored waters.
      • Rain Check - A store issued rain check that was obtained when an item was out of stock.
      • Tearpad - Q's that are found in the store in the form of a pad of coupons, much like a scratch pad of paper.  
      • Winetag - Q's for Alcohol that are found "hanging" off the neck of bottled products such as a wine or beer company. It can be in a hangtag, tearpad, peelie, etc form.
    • Walgreens - monthly IVC coupons
How to Search:

To start a search, begin by typing a brand name, such as "Crest" for toothpaste coupons. Click on "Search" and your results will displayed below the search bar.

Explanation of the search results: All search results are displayed in the following Columns:

  • Description: The product Name (& Brand)
  • Value: The amount of the coupon Savings
  • Source Date: The date the coupon came out
  • Source Name: The source of the coupon
  • Expiration Date: The date and time the coupon expires, if known.
  • Report: a clickable link for reporting a printable coupon offer that ended early.

How to Get Fantastic Savings

Why Use the Coupon Database?

The coupon database is a compilation of all known currently circulating coupons. It is helpful to find printable coupons for current use, as well as to match up hot deals that are available. When paired with our free Grocery Guide, as well as our Coupons Galore & Sizzlin' Hot Deals Forums, you can save thousands of dollars per year on your grocery bill.

Getting the Most from the Budget101 Coupon Database

Grocery Guide & B101 Coupon Database:

Saving time and money on your grocery purchases with Budget101.com's Grocery Guide is as easy as 1-2-3-4-5.

  • Step 1: Enter your Zip Code to locate the store sales data for your area.
  • Step 2: Select the stores that you want to look at.
  • Step 3: Scan the current sales for your selected stores and see the RATED sales values.
  • Step 4: Identify the items and quantities that you need, print the list
  • Step 5: Go to the B101 Coupon Database, type in the name of the items on your list & match-up coupons to your sale items for additional savings

Matching Sizzlin' Hot Deals in the Forums

Each and every day our members contribute amazing savings in 2 of our most popular forum areas, Coupons Galore & Sizzlin' Hot Deals .

  • Step 1: Check the forums for your Favorite Stores
  • Step 2: View Deals that have been posted
  • Step 3: Share deals that you have found.

Example of a deal:

Hungry Jack Instant Potatoes, 15 oz. box .50
Regular price $2.15.
- sale $1.50.
use Blinkie $1.
= Final price 50 cents each

 The above is an actual deal that was recently posted. In this case, you might be wondering where you can find that $1. blinkie coupon. To find it, simply click on the coupon database Type in Hungry Jack and view the coupons.

Printing Issues- How to Solve them

Printing Help

  First, we are sorry that you seem to be experiencing issues while printing our coupons. We have partnered with Coupon.com in order to provide all of our guests with maximum savings. In an effort to reduce printing errors, we ALL of our Bricks Printable Coupons entered in our Budget101.com Coupon Database have been specially formatted for your browser preference. (Currently 2 choices Internet Explorer or FireFox). This means if you are browsing our coupons using an Internet Explorer Browser, you would click on the ~IE Bricks Link , and vice versa for the FF browser. Please note, this does NOT mean that you can print 2 coupons in one browser and then switch and print the coupon in the opposite browser. It's 1 or the other folks, sorry.

Which Error/ Issue are you Experiencing?

  1. I am unable to login

  2. I am able to login, but it says I have not installed the coupon printer.

  3. Why Wont my Coupons Print?

  4. Your Printer is not supported

  5. You have printed this coupon the max number of times allowed.

  6. Last Chance Tips


I am Unable to login

 First, if you are unable to login, or if the login page simply loops you back to the login page repeatedly, you need to check to make sure your browser cookies are properly enabled.

Enable Cookies in FireFox

Enable Cookies in Internet Explorer



Install Coupon Printer

 In order to print Digital FSI coupons you need to download and install the Coupon Printer. It's free, safe and easy to use. It does not install any form of spyware or adware or collect any personal information about you. Once it has been downloaded and installed, a process that only takes a few seconds, you will be able to print coupons from our site and from emails you might receive.

 If you have already installed the coupon printer and you are still receiving a message stating that you need to install the coupon printer, please follow the steps outlined above to check your cookie settings.

If you have already checked your cookie settings and you are still unable to successfully install the coupon printer, Click Here.


Why Wont My Coupons Print?

If you're experiencing problems printing coupons there may be a few reasons:

1. You don't have a default printer or your printer isn't ready

You must have a default printer selected for your computer, and it must be a real, paper-based printer, not a virtual fax machine or file printer or PDF creator. Follow the instructions that came with your computer for setting up your printer. Also, make sure your printer is turned on, loaded with paper, has enough toner or ink, etc. If your printer is a multi-function device (print, fax, copy, scan) please make sure the default printer is the print function, not the fax function.

2. Your operating system or browser is incompatible

Coupon printing is currently supported on Windows Operating Systems Vista, XP, and 2000 when used with Internet Explorer 6+, FireFox 1+ Netscape 8+, and most MSN and AOL browsers.

If you are unable to print when using an MSN, AOL, or Compuserve browser, please try printing your coupon using Internet Explorer 6+.

Coupon printing is currently supported on Macintosh OSX 10.3 or higher when used with Safari.

Coupon printing is not supported on Linux or WebTV.


Enabling Cookies in FireFox

First, in order to login you must make sure that cookies are enabled. If you are using the Firefox Browser, Click on  Tools,

Click on Options, Click on the Padlock that says "Security". Click on the "Exceptions" tab. You will see the following window:

In the bar that says, "Address of web site"  Enter the following address:


Then click the "Allow" button. Then enter this address:


Then click the "Allow" button. Then enter this address:


Then click the "Allow" button. Then enter this address:


Once again, click the "allow" button. Then Click "Close"

The Allowed Sites box will then Close. The Options box will still be open, click "Okay".

 Go back to the Coupons Page, and try to log on once again


Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer

 If you are using Internet Explorer, You must still make sure your cookies are enabled for the coupons site

Click on Tools, Click on Internet Options.

 Click on the Security tab, which is located after the "general" tab. Once you have clicked on the security tab, click on the Green Checkmark that says, "Trusted Sites" to highlight it. Click on the "Sites" button.





Once you have clicked on the "Sites" button the following Box will appear.

If there is a Check in the box at the bottom where it says, "Require Server Verification for all sites in the zone", UNCHECK the box.

 In the space that says "Add website to the zone" type in the following:


Click Add.

Then type in:


Click "Add", Then Type in


Click "Add", Then Type in


Click "add". Click on Close. It will return you to Internet Options box, click Ok. Then go back to the coupons page and try to print.



 Other Common Errors

  Printed your Limit Message

 Some users report that they have received a message stating that they have already printed their limit. Most coupons can be printed a maximum of 2x's each.

However, on occasion users report that they receive this message BEFORE they've even printed One. This is often because the coupon had a set number of prints allowed before it expired. If you have received such an error after clicking on one of the coupon links in our forum, please Reply in the thread to let us know the coupon is no longer available.

   Last Chance Tip

 Well folks, some days there are some folks that just cant seem to print no matter what they try to do. I went several months being able to print everything just fine and then all of a sudden, Boom. Nadda. Here is a tip for you after you've followed all the other advice above, Right after you click on the Print Button a little message pops up in the top center of the page that says "If your browser doesn't automatically redirect you, click here"

CLICK ON THAT LINK! You have to be Fast!!! It's only there for a split second. I have been able to print coupons doing that on both FF & IE when absolutely nothing else would work.

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