Your smartphone might cost you money every month but if you use it wisely it could be your ticket to spending less. Add these 10 money saving apps to your phone and start saving:
Viggle is an app that lets you earn points for watching TV shows. These points can get you gift cards and free perks at a variety of stores and online sites.
Shopkick is a simple app that rewards you with points when shop at major chains like Old Navy and Macy’s. You can even connect credit cards to make sure you never miss out on points.
Ibotta is an app that lets you find and add offers at grocery stores. When you make the purchases you get rewards which can be deposited into your PayPal account, kind of like futuristic coupons.
Grocery IQ allows you to scan grocery lists and find corresponding coupons. It sounds confusing but it’s actually really easy to use.
Snip Snap is an app that allows you to take pictures of paper coupons and organize them by date. Voila – you’ll never forget your coupons again.
Gas Buddy is an easy to use app that helps you find cheap gas stations wherever you are. Just type in your address and you can get gas prices for the surrounding area.
The Mint.com app is one that allows you to make and track your monthly budget and spending. It’s a great tool to have on the go when you’re watching your cash.
Favado is an app that tracks sale prices on items you buy all the time like milk and orange juice.
Award Wallet helps you track things you forget about – store points, frequent flyer points and all those other points you wrack up but can’t keep straight no matter how hard you try.
Jingit is an app that pays you to watch ads. Answer a few simple questions and there you go, money on a card that can be used anywhere.