Best money-saving apps you need to download now; some will even pay you to shop

Flipp, Ebates and ShopSavvy are 3 of our favorites
Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 02, 2017

Imagine a glorious world where your favorite store PAYS YOU to come on in and spend, spend, spend.

Believe it or not, there's an app for that! It's called Ebates.

We rounded up a few of our favorite money-saving shopping apps available on iPhone, Android and more. They had to be free, easy-to-use and legit in helping you save $$$.

FLIPP -- Imagine newspaper circulars in digital and interactive form. Collects all the weekly deals and coupons for more than 800 stores. It's visually gorgeous. 

SHOPSAVVY -- You know that vacuum cleaner you want to buy but it's STILL too expensive? Scan the barcode. ShopSavvy will compare prices at several stores.

EBATES -- Shop at more than 2,000 stores online -- including Target, Walmart, JC Penney – and get coupons, discounts AND GET CASH BACK IN CHECK FORM for purchases made.)


We have three more apps that help you budget your personal finances and set savings goals.

LEVEL MONEY -- This one creates a personal spending guide for you based on monthly bills. It also gives advice based on your spending trends. 

MINT -- You can manage all your bank account, credit cards, investments in one place. One of the most-used budgeting apps.

UNSPLURGE -- This helps you focus on your financial and savings goals. Unsplurge also has a fun visual element, Pinterest for the money-minded.