5 killer money saving apps you NEED on your phone
You can save money even on the move and here’s the proof: Five (free) money making apps that you must download to save some pennies!
Free messaging and calls
Paying to actually make calls or texts on your phone is so 2011. Apple’s iOS devices have built in messaging in the form of iMessage but if that’s not enough there are plenty of free apps such as WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger. For calls Skype is by far the most popular cross-platform although Facetime is probably better for Apple devices.
Compare your supermarket shop
The My Supermarket app allows you to build a shopping list and compare prices of your basket of groceries. Prices and promotions are updated daily for Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Boots, Superdrug, Ocado and Aldi.
The app also has a built-in barcode scanner so you compare prices on any products you pick up when out and about!
Find the cheapest price
RedLaser is a barcode scanning app which will search the web for the cheapest prices of any products you scan. The app will search sites such as Amazon, eBay, John Lewis and more for where you can buy for the lowest cost.
Budget on the go
There are a load of budgeting apps available for your phone or tablet, some of which are pretty expensive; they may well be worth the investment but the free ones offer just as much. Our pick is the Home Budget Calculator which helps you see where you are spending your income each month – the first step to cutting your expenditure.
Get vouchers and discounts
The free VoucherCloud app will send you vouchers, offers and discounts straight to your phone. The app has a huge selection of mobile discount vouchers which include mix of both high street giants and carefully selected independent retailers. Turn on location services to get deals near you when out and about.