5 mobile apps that will let you save and earn money while you shop

Do you love to shop? Whether its grocery shopping, shopping at your local department stores or even online shopping, if you do, have you ever thought of how you can save money while doing it? Or even better, how you can earn money for doing it? Yes, that is definitely possible! Thankfully in this digital world that we live in, we can save and earn money while shopping by simply using the convenience of our smartphones.

Check out this list of apps that can help you SAVE and EARN money while you shop.

save and earn money while you shop

Ebates

Love to shop online? Then this is the perfect companion for you. Basically Ebates is a shopping rewards website that returns a percentage of the online purchases that you have made on their site back to you. Great deal, right? Plus, they also offer their own promotions so you can even save and earn more money.

And every three months, once you have at least $5.01 on your Ebates account, they will then send you your payment. It can either be through Paypal, or they can also mail a check to you or if you want they can even mail it to your family member.

This app is free for both Android and iOs users.

Click here to get this app. iOS | Android

Ibotta

This amazing app pays you for your everyday purchases. Ibotta is basically a coupon and cash back app that lets you save and earn money at the same time. Also, the great thing about this app is it’s not just for shopping and groceries; it also includes restaurants, movie theaters and online retailers.

To start saving and earning money..

  • You need to add offers on their app first to qualify for cash backs.
  • You can then submit your receipt (by taking a photo of it using the app) of the purchases that you have made on any participating stores they have.
  • You can shop online (using their app)
  • You can simply link your store loyalty card to your Ibotta account.

Once your purchase is verified the money will then be deposited to your Ibotta account within 48 hours, oftentimes it takes lesser than that and as soon as you have $20 on your account, you can transfer the money to your PayPal or Venmo account, or simply cash it in for a gift card.

This app is free for both Android and iOs users.

Click here to get this app. iOS | Android

 

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Flipp

If you love deals but hate driving around looking for them or even waking up early to get the newspaper, then this app is for you. It basically gives you all of the ads from your local stores so you can easily find what’s on sale and what’s not.

So let’s say you like a specific brand of shampoo, instead of hunting down the ads that come to the mail, you can just easily look it up using this app and it will tell you what store that item is on sale. That’s the amazing thing about this app, it just saves you so much time and it simply makes everything easier.

This app is free for both Android and iOS users.

Click here to get this app. iOS | Android

 

Receipt hog

Receipt hog is a fantastic and simple way to turn your everyday receipts into real cash and rewards. All you have to do is take a photo of any receipts that you have. It can either be from major retailers, local businesses or even from a corner store. And by submitting the photo you can easily earn rewards, like coins, spins at their virtual slot machine and sweepstakes prizes.

Now this app may not be able to earn you a fortune but think about it, by simply submitting a photo of the receipts that you already have you can easily add a few dollars to your pocket. It’s definitely worth it!

This app is free for both Android and iOS users.

Click here to get this app. iOS | Android

 

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RetailMeNot

If you love using coupons but hate the hassle of cutting and printing them, then this app will be perfect for you. This app has thousands of coupons to almost all major stores, like Bath and Body works, Michaels, Sephora, Target, forever 21, Glommingdale’s. And the great thing about this app is it saves you the hassle of printing the coupons, all you have to do is show them the coupon on your app and the cashier will do the work for you. Hassle free!

This app is free for both Android and iOs users.

Click here to get this app. iOS | Android

Do you have any favorites on this list? If not, leave a comment below on what app you use to save and earn money while shopping. I’d love to hear your thoughts

One thought on “5 mobile apps that will let you save and earn money while you shop

  • July 12, 2018 at 10:55 am
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    I have a 60 dollar a week food budget. In order to make sure I don’t go over budget I shop with a calculator. Every time I put something in the cart,
    I add it to my calculator, and I never go over budget.

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