Susan J. Samtur was born and raised in The Bronx, New York. She attended New York City Public School and received her B.S. and M.S. in Education from The City College of New York. She married Stephen in 1966 and was an elementary school teacher for eleven years. Susan and Steve have four sons, Stuart, Mark, Michael and Adam.
While bringing up four children on a budget, Susan began collecting "scraps" of paper-coupons-to save money. Realizing their importance in greatly reducing her weekly grocery bill, she quickly became turned onto coupons. She and Steve began their now famous magazine Refundle Bundle, boasting over 2 million subscribers since its inception in 1973. She sought to share her exciting new findings with consumers in Refundle Bundle a bi-monthly publication with information on refund offers, freebies and the Select Coupon Club. Before long she was appearing on television shows across the country flaunting her savings of hundreds of dollars at the supermarket.
But it was Susan's three books, the best selling Cashing in at the Checkout, Coupon Magic and The Super Coupon Shopping System that brought her recognition as the "Coupon Queen." Her national media tours included repeated appearances on every major television show.
You may have watched her shop on: Live With Regis and Kathy Lee, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Richard Simmons Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Phil Donahue Show, The Home Show, Home and Family, CNN, Fox and Friends, The Joan Rivers Show, The Sally Jessie Raphael Show, Lifetime Magazine with Oprah Winfrey, 700 Club Pat Robertson, Hour Magazine Show, iVillage Live and many more national and regional news stations.
You can also read about her in: Family Circle Magazine, Reader's Digest. The New York Times, The Daily News, The Los Angeles Times, Money Magazine, Time Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Bottom Line, Kiplinger's and almost every Major newspaper and magazine.