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Five Apps to Save Money While Shopping

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Save money while shopping

Whether you are buying birthday presents, the new iPhone or dinner, who wouldn't want to save some money too? Here are some popular apps to help your funds go a little further. These apps offer everything from cash back on grocery purchases, deals on your prescriptions, to earning gift cards. The best part: they are all free. Below is a list of Support.com's top picks for money saving apps:


RetailMeNot
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Earn cash back online or in stores
  • Get discounts on gift cards
  • Save money on prescription drugs
  • See all deals in your area

RetailMeNot

Ibotta
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Complete simple tasks to earn offers on products you select
  • Purchase those products when you shop
  • Take a photo of your receipt
  • Have cash back deposited into your Ibotta account

Ibotta
ShopKick
   Platforms: iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Earn rewards by walking into stores, scanning bar codes of specific products, scanning a receipt, shopping online, watching videos, and three other ways.
  • Redeem rewards for gift cards of your choice from popular retailers and online stores such as Target, BestBuy, Sephora, Amazon, Starbucks, and more.

ShopKick
Flipp
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Enter your zip code
  • Browse or search all the weekly ads from local retailers
  • Identify the coupons you want to use
  • Plan your shopping trip

Flip

Checkout 51
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Eligible products are updated every Thursday
  • Check off the products you purchased
  • Upload a photo of your receipt
  • Earn cash back  
  • Cash out when you hit $20

Checkout 51

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Save money while shopping

Whether you are buying birthday presents, the new iPhone or dinner, who wouldn't want to save some money too? Here are some popular apps to help your funds go a little further. These apps offer everything from cash back on grocery purchases, deals on your prescriptions, to earning gift cards. The best part: they are all free. Below is a list of Support.com's top picks for money saving apps:


RetailMeNot
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Earn cash back online or in stores
  • Get discounts on gift cards
  • Save money on prescription drugs
  • See all deals in your area

RetailMeNot

Ibotta
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Complete simple tasks to earn offers on products you select
  • Purchase those products when you shop
  • Take a photo of your receipt
  • Have cash back deposited into your Ibotta account

Ibotta
ShopKick
   Platforms: iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Earn rewards by walking into stores, scanning bar codes of specific products, scanning a receipt, shopping online, watching videos, and three other ways.
  • Redeem rewards for gift cards of your choice from popular retailers and online stores such as Target, BestBuy, Sephora, Amazon, Starbucks, and more.

ShopKick
Flipp
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Enter your zip code
  • Browse or search all the weekly ads from local retailers
  • Identify the coupons you want to use
  • Plan your shopping trip

Flip

Checkout 51
   Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
   How it works:

  • Eligible products are updated every Thursday
  • Check off the products you purchased
  • Upload a photo of your receipt
  • Earn cash back  
  • Cash out when you hit $20

Checkout 51