5 Brilliantly Frugal Apps to Save Money While Shopping

5 Best Apps to Save Money While Shopping

5 Brilliantly Frugal Apps to Save Money While Shopping

5 Best Apps to Save Money While Shopping

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I have a confession to make. I am an extreme couponer. Saving the most amount of money possible when shopping is so important because I LOVE SHOPPING. I would love to teach everyone to extreme coupon, but the truth is that most people would love to save money while shopping without being extreme. So consider this the lazy girls guide to saving money while shopping! These 5 apps and chrome extensions are my FAVORITE easy (read lazy) to use to save money on grocery and online shopping. Download them to start saving NOW!

#1 HONEY

Save money on ALL online shopping! And earn cash back!

This is my all-time favorite chrome extension. I have saved SO MUCH money. Download the extension, set up an account and Honey will AUTOMATICALLY apply coupon codes to your checkouts when you shop online. If it can’t find any coupons, sometimes you earn HONEYGOLD anyway. Honey Gold can be cashed out for gift cards (including Amazon).

Sign up through THIS LINK!

 

#2 MYPOINTS

Download the App AND the Chrome extension for full benefits.

The Chrome extension is similar to Honey. It will add coupons to your check out and give you cash back! However, it won’t do it automatically. It’ll pop up prompting you to opt-in for the coupons or cash back when you get on an eligible site, so make sure that your pop up blocker doesn’t block Mypoints.

Download the app for additional points! The app lets you take surveys, watch videos, and click through emails to earn points towards gift cards.

Earn bonus points by signing up through my link here.

#3 IBOTTA

Save money on store shopping!

This app lets you save coupons and then redeem them by taking a photo of your grocery receipt. Simply go shopping, as usual, check the app, save coupons, snap a pic of your receipt, and see the savings added to your account! You can cash out for gift cards once you have $20 in your ibotta account.

Sign up here to get a $10 welcome bonus!

Or use code 34xkg.

This app sometimes has coupons for online shopping as well! I’ve seen coupons for H&M, Sephora, Bed Bath & Beyond and more!

#4 CHECKOUT 51

Save money on store shopping!

The Checkout 51 app works exactly the same as the ibotta app. Use both to score twice the savings! That’s right! You can claim coupons twice for the same item when you use both Ibotta and Checkout 51 for double the savings! You can request a check from Checkout 51 once you have $20 in your Checkout 51 app.

Download it here.

#5 The Target App!

Save money shopping at Target!

I love shopping at Target! You know all of those memes about people who go to Target for just one thing and come home with a cartful? Those are me. Those memes were made about me. So I definitely do whatever I can to save money at Target. Que the Target App!

The mobile coupons and Cartwheel deals make saving money at the register SUPER easy! My favorite feature is being able to scan the barcode of an item while I’m in the store to see if a coupon is available! If there is, it automatically gets added to my Target Wallet. At checkout, all you have to do is have the cashier scan the barcode in the Target Wallet and BOOM! INSTANT SAVINGS! How brilliant is that?

Start downloading NOW!

5 Brilliantly Frugal Gift Ideas for that Special Someone

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For gift giving, my rule is $25 per 3 months of dating. (EX: dating 3 months – $25, dating 6 months $50, dating 2 years $200, etc) You shouldn’t spend more than that because you don’t want to scare them off early with a gift that’s too elaborate. Also, if you end up breaking up (God forbid), you won’t kick yourself for “wasting money”. Here are 5 Brilliantly Frugal gift ideas that won’t break the bank at each stage of the relationship. The best part is that all of them are available on Amazon Prime!

1. Try a Funny Gift!

At the beginning of a relationship, you may not know all of their likes and interests, but you may have an inside joke that you share. Any gift that puts a smile on their face would be a great gift.

Get it here

2. Gift Something You Can Use Together!

Do you like to go camping together? Or do you frequent the drive-in movies? This two-person sleeping bag is perfect for snuggling!

Get it here

3. Is Your Significant Person a Techy?

They would love a home assistant if they don’t already have one.

Brilliantly Frugal Tip: Always buy electronics Refurbished. They are a fraction of the price, have gone through a lengthy Quality Control process, and come with a warranty.

Get it here

4. For the Wonderful Foodie in Your Life

Instapots are THE THING right now. Get yours here

5.  For Our Hard-Working Coffee Lovers

Who, let’s be honest, deserve a treat!

Nespresso machines may have been a gift from the coffee gods themselves.

Get it here

You can also check out more ideas on my idea board here

If you don’t have amazon prime, you should. It is $99 per year, which is easily made up by the free shipping! I save so much money every year by having Amazon Prime. You can sign up for a FREE 30-day trial here:

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