10 Ways Smartphone Apps Can Help You Save Money

Looking for ways to save? Check out these 10 apps for super savings!
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Find the Lowest Gas Prices

Plug in your zip code or use your phone’s GPS to find real-time gas prices. Search in list or map view to find the station closest to you. Download the free GasBuddy app for your Android here Purchase the GasBuddy app for $2.99 on iTunes here
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Avoid ATM Surcharges

It’s annoying to get charged twice when you use an ATM not affiliated by your bank: once from the bank that owns the ATM and once by yours. But Allpoint never charges, so you’ll avoid the double dip into your pocket book. This app and the GPS on the phone can help you find one of Allpoint’s 35,000 locations in the United States. Download the free Allpoint Global Surcharge-Free ATM Network app for your BlackBerry, iPhone, or Android here
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Consolidate Your Membership Cards

Lighten your keychain by loading your loyalty and rewards cards onto your phone. Get real-time access to coupons and deals from your favorite and most frequented stores. Download the free CardStar app for your BlackBerry, iPhone, or Android here
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Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Short on time? Use this app to quickly compare products with different prices and units to find the best deal. Purchase the CompareMe app for $1.99 on iTunes here
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Receive Accurate Auto Repair and Service Estimates

Stop overpaying for repairs. Whether you need roadside assistance or a service fix, this app provides accurate estimates and a list of shops closest to you. Download the free RepairPal app for your iPhone or Android here
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Get the Lowest Airfares

In the mood for a weekend getaway that won’t break your wallet? Receive up to six alerts per day as airfare prices lower on your favorite trips, or use the map function to find cheap flights from your closet airport. Download the free FareCompare When-to-Fly app on iTunes here
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Prevent Over-and Under-Tipping

Calculate a check with ease by entering the percent you would like to tip and the number of people splitting the bill. Purchase the Tip Calculator app for $0.99 on iTunes here
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Carry Hundreds of Coupons Wherever You Go

With hundreds of stores to choose from and a combination of in-store coupons and app-exclusive ones, this app will help you rarely pay full price again. Download the free Coupon Sherpa app on iTunes here
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Instant Comparison Shop

Snap a picture of a product’s barcode and this app will scour the Internet to list online retailers offering the lowest prices. Purchase the Save Benjis+ app for $1.99 on iTunes here
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Track Discounts on the Road

Whether you’re going on a cross-country trip or just starting a day full of local errands, you can use this app to pinpoint over 110,000 retailers across the U.S. and Canada that provide discounts to AAA members. Download the free AAA discounts app on iTunes, BlackBerry, or Android
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