Money-Saving Apps

We’re all looking for ways to save money or get a deal on our favorite items. With smartphones, you can get deals just by downloading an app. Whether you want a deal on food and restaurants or the newest clothes, these apps have everything you could want. 


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Fetch is an app that turns your receipts into free cash gift cards from your favorite stores. All you have to do is open the app and scan a picture of any receipt you have. After you scan the receipt, you receive points. Once you receive enough points, you can trade them in for a gift card from your favorite store. 

“I love using fetch,” says senior Niyah Armstrong. “I use it all the time to get gift cards for Dunkin Donuts.” 


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Honey is a browser extension that once downloaded, automatically finds and applies coupons on your favorite websites. Honey instantly applies coupon codes to your cart, so you get the lowest price possible. Through the app, you can add items to your droplist, and it will track the price and notify you when the item is at its lowest price. You can also earn cash back at your favorite stores. 


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Unidays is a discount app for college students. Once you download the app, you put your school email address in, and you start saving. With Unidays, you can get up to 50 percent off in-store and online at select stores. They also have discounts for study and revision tools such as Grammarly and Chegg. 

“Unidays is very helpful,” says freshman Khouriya Deh. “ I use my student discount all the time, and it makes a huge difference.” 


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Dosh is an app that automatically gives you money back when spending money at your favorite stores. All you have to do is download the app and link your bank card to the app. Once you shop at Dosh partner stores, Dosh automatically deposits the cash back into your wallet. You can earn up to 10 percent cash back at Dosh partner stores and up to 40 percent on hotel stays. 

With these apps, you can shop and save money at the same time. If you love to shop but are trying to budget, try downloading these apps and see how much you save.

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