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If you have a Smartphone you know it’s capable of a lot of fun things, but if you’re like me, you rarely have time to experiment with new apps.
One of my goals right now is to use the phone to save money and help it pay for itself.
I recently realized there are so many helpful money saving apps that I was missing out on. Check out this list of frugal Apps for iPhone or Android and help offset the cost of your phone by saving extra money!
View prices at gas stations nearby to get the best price.
Pros: Save 10-40¢/gallon just by doing your homework
Cons: Gas is still expensive
Keep store cards organized on your phone
Pros: Keeps key cards at the ready without filling your purse
Cons: Cashiers may look at you funny, but you’re used to that with coupons
Use your phone camera to scan any barcode and comparison shop instantly.
Pros: See if you are getting a good price without leaving the store
Cons: You might spend the rest of the day scanning things
Find retail coupons when you’re on the go
Pros: Makes tons of printable coupons available on your phone
Cons: Retailers may require the printed version for redemption
Save paper & redeem Groupons straight from your phone
Pros: Groupons are always with you
Cons: Might tempt you to buy more Groupons!
Never print a Living Social certificate again
Pros: Buy, share and redeem straight from your phone
Cons: If you find one, let me know!
Add coupons to your store cards while you’re out
Pros: Easily add coupons when you can’t get to a computer
Cons: Sometimes the coupons take a little while to activate
Do you have another money saving app you use regularly?