March 2nd, 2015 by Jason M. Kaplan, Esq.
5 Essential Apps for the True Smart-Shopper
Tags: Finance, money saving, shopping apps, smart shopper
Being a smart shopper entails knowing what to buy, where to buy it, when/how often and how. Thankfully the new technologies are making all the process a lot easier for you, and you must take advantage of those resources in order to be able to SAVE money. Sometimes you are looking for quality products and you’d love to know where to find the best product for the lowest possible price. Here’s a list of essential applications that will do that for you and much more. Make this part of your daily routines as a consumer and you will start saving money like a true smart-shopper.
Redlaser is a free app that allows you to scan the barcode of a product and compare its price with online deals and other local stores. The app also shows trending deals both online and at nearby stores. (Available for iPhone, Windows Phone and Android)
- Trip Advisor:
The incredibly popular Trip Advisor has become a worldwide recognized stamp. Businesses around the globe encourage their customers to find them on TripAdvisor as a proof of their reputation.
- Gas Buddy
Indeed, this app will be your loyal buddy. Simple enough, it finds the cheapest gas near you.
Consumr is similar to RedLaser, the main difference is that Consumr helps you decide if a product is right for you. Users can rate and review products, but also compare prices. (Free – Only available on iTunes)
- PriceBlink (Browser Add-on)
This one is not a mobile app, but you won’t regret adding this feature to your browser. The app will tell you where to get the best deal for the product you are buying online. Available for Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
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