With the price of food and household items rising, affording basic necessities has become increasingly more challenging for Black Americans, who suffer from the highest rates of poverty in the nation.

Some households may find themselves penny-pinching or making cuts to grocery lists to get by. Tiffany Timmons, a 33-year-old mother of three, supplies her family’s needs in another way: through avid couponing. 

The strategy has unlocked new possibilities for the Howard County, Maryland, resident — like leaving stores with baskets full of discounted products, which frees up her pockets.

With more money in her budget to spend or invest, she says she experiences less financial stress.  

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