Family life

5 ways to save money with your phone

These free apps are easy to use and will help you save money.

By Amy Valm


Flipp Free | iOS, Android Ditch paper flyers for this one-stop digital source that meets all your price-matching needs with a flip of the finger.

RedFlagDeals Free | iOS, Android Browse deals and source coupons easily on this Canadian-based deal-finder or recommend fab deals and chat with other savvy shoppers.

Checkout 51 Free | iOS, Android Sign up for money-saving rebates—simply photograph your receipt from any store and upload through the app to start raking in the savings.

GasBuddy Free | iOS, Android Find the cheapest fuel near you, as reported by like-minded money savers who report local gas prices to save everyone some coin.

YNAB Free | iOS, Android “You Need A Budget” takes the guesswork—and dread—out of building and maintaining a budget by allowing users to easily enter and organize transactions.

A version of this article appeared in our April 2015 issue with the headline, “Living on the cheap”, p.49.


This article was originally published on May 05, 2015