Posts made in May, 2014

Great Apps for the Budget Conscious

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Technology | 0 comments

There are millions of apps out there designed to keep you cut off from the rest of the human race. But there are apps that are extremely useful, and some even help you save money. Below are some of the apps that are tried and tested.


This is an app that extreme couponers should have. It replaces the need to clip and save printed coupons; simply download the available coupons for a particular item for instant redemption upon check out. You can use these coupons for in-store and online purchases. You will never miss a deal again with this app, which works in both iOS and Android platforms.

Happy Hours

If you like to unwind after work, you will want to know what establishments offer great deals on drinks during happy hour. Some will even offer discounts on bar food, and some restaurants cater to families by offering discount for coming in before the rush hour. The Happy Hours app will search for local deals in your area so you won’t have to.


It’s hard to find a reliable auto repair shop, and it’s also a hassle to get estimates for any major repairs. RepairPal provides you with a list of auto repair shops in your area with some recommendations on which have the best feedback. You can also get online estimates, so that’s less work for you as well.


With gas prices being so prohibitive these days, any savings you can get is welcome. The GasBuddy app maintains a list of gas stations in the area with their prices so you can choose the one with lowest at any particular time. You can also get assistance if your run into a problem with your car. GasBuddy users can help in the effort by posting prices in their area and ears points at the same time.

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