These Online Resources Will Help You Save Money in 2017

25 Dec 2016
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Is saving more money on your list of new year resolutions for 2017? If so, you may want to try looking online for more ways to save. The world of the internet has been infinitely useful for all sorts of life’s problems and saving money is one of them. If you want to see your bank account grow without even moving from in front of your computer, check out these online resources.

CartInCoupon

Instead of sifting through the mail for coupons to clip, you can do it virtually with no hassle. Sites like this one allow you to search for coupons online before you start to make purchases. Browse their category section to see if there are available coupons for the objects you need or look through specific stores to see if you can save money where you already plan on shopping. They offer everything from clothes to furniture and their special promotions like the Cymax coupon allow for up to 70% off and often times free shipping too.

Acorn

This new app is kind of genius and makes not only saving easier, but also investing too. The free app works by automatically rounding up your purchases and investing the change. While you will be responsible for any fees that are tied to specific investments, it is still virtually a win-win situation. It’s money that you will hardly miss and an ease of entry into the often confusing world of investing.

Mint

This app has been around for a while but more people are increasingly jumping on board. It works by keeping track of all your accounts and finances and creates budgets according to your lifestyle. You can use it to find out what your net worth is by keeping track of all income, debt and expenditures. It’s kind of like having a financial planner in your pocket and will help you hold yourself accountable for your finances.

Ebates

This cash-back program helps save you money on everyday purchases with a 1-25% rebate on certain products. There are hundreds of different stores and programs that participate, many of which you probably already are spending money at. Before purchasing anything, make sure to browse the website and look at the top deals, promotions and places that participate. It could help you save money without very much effort.

Ibotta

This app is similar as it offers different variations of cash back options. Just do your shopping where you normally would and then browse Ibotta to see if they offer any rebates for the store you used and the products you bought. You can simply scan the bar codes and a photo of the receipt in order to get your cash back.

Paprika

Spend too much money in restaurants? This app is here to help you manage your spending when it comes to food. It promotes the money saving habit of cooking for yourself by allowing you to download recipes, make meal plans and generate grocery lists. It will help keep you in check when your hunger tempts you to spend unnecessary money by eating out.

Digit

It’s kind of like a little robot who saves your money for you. With this app, you won’t even have to think about saving as the tool automatically stows away money when it thinks you won’t notice it. It’s probable that you won’t miss the money from your checking account and even more probable that you will be quite happy once you see how much of your money is being put away for a rainy day.

What online tools do you use to save money?

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