WPTV compiled a list of the best apps for saving money this holiday season. As college students the dollars you’ll save through these apps might mean an extra can of tuna fish or box of macaroni and cheese for dinner.
1) Your Favorite Store
Believe it or not, your favorite store probably has an app that lists daily deals and gives you the latest coupons. Target, Walmart, Kohls, and Macys all have free apps that let you shop on the go and even provide in-store price checkers.
Of all the store apps, Starbucks app is particularly noteworthy. It allows you to preorder your cup of Joe and even lets you pay by just swiping your phone, making it even faster to grab your caffeine fix before class.
2) The Deal App
If you’re looking for something in particular or you really just want the best deal overall all the Deal News app is perfect for you. This app provides easy access to all the best deal from every store, including J. C. Penny’s, Game Stop, Best Buy, and Starbucks. The app is free, and there’s also a Black Friday version that gives you the latest post Thanksgiving deals.
3) Sale Locater app
Do you ever wonder what sales are going on just around the corner that you’re missing? The Sale Locater App solves this problem. The free app searches the local stores and displays a map with all the sales within your location.
4) Price Comparison Apps
The Red Laser app and the Shop Savvy app are two apps that can really help you save some cash. Before you buy something, just scan the barcode, and these apps will give you a comparison of other store’s prices. You’ll never again wonder if you got a real deal, or if you were cheated out of your money.
5) Reward Card Apps
Are you sick of carrying around all those cumbersome reward cards? Always struggling to remember which phone number your card is under so that you can get your grocery savings? The Key Ring Reward App, is the answer to your problems. Just save all your membership cards on the app, and swipe your phone at check out. It’s that easy.
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