The report findings revealed savings apps like RedLaser, which is a price comparison tool, and RetailMeNot Coupons, an app that aggregates online and in-store coupons, to be among the top four applications that keep costs low for consumers in their holiday shopping runs.
But the applications Ms. Calonia evaluates do more for consumers’ savings than just price comparisons. In addition to the popular RedLaser application, savings-friendly app options include features that round-up the best online and in-store coupons, and are even so sophisticated that certain applications can perform local deal searches based on shoppers’ GPS location.
Melissa Adams, an avid user of the RetailMeNot Coupons app, shares why she enjoys using this money-saving tool.
“Finding a coupon can’t get much easier than this. [It’s] as necessary as getting out your wallet before buying.”
Whether shoppers enjoy finding inexpensive Christmas gifts the old-fashioned way, like visiting the mall, or prefer cyber-shopping, these practical apps can teach consumers how to save money on their holiday gift list.
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Ms. Calonia reports on personal finance, with a specialty in saving money, budgeting and lifestyle. She is available to comment on any of these topics and can be reached via e-mail at JenniferC (@) consumertrack (dot) com.
About Jennifer Calonia
Jennifer Calonia is a reputed journalist covering personal finance subjects like banking, saving money and debt. Her features and helpful savings tips encourage and empower households across America to achieve financial balance.
Her work is featured in major publications like US News & World Report, Yahoo!, Yahoo! Finance, LearnVest, Business Insider, Can Do Finance and Consumerism Commentary. Ms. Calonia’s current project, a column called “Breaking Up with Debt”, launched in November 2012.
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