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15 Best Cash Back Apps to Earn Rewards in 2024

Over the last few years, dozens of new cash back apps for shopping have popped up. These apps – all of which are free to use – can save you money on groceries, travel, clothes, and so much more. I’ve endlessly experimented with cash-back apps since 2015, back when DollarSprout was first launched. I don’t…

Jeff Proctor 10 Nov
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Ibotta Review 2024: Pros, Cons, and How It Works ($20 Bonus Inside)

I’m a single woman with no kids. I’m picky about the brands I buy, eat mostly organic, gluten-free, and dairy-free, and am terrible at planning my grocery shopping. Even with all that in play, I earned $23 using Ibotta over the last three weeks, without changing my shopping habits. At this rate, I’ll easily earn…

Megan Robinson 02 Nov
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Fetch Rewards Review 2024: Pros, Cons, and How It Works

There are dozens of apps to help you save money when you shop. Some give cash back while others offer gift cards and discounts at your favorite stores and on your favorite products. But they all have one thing in common: saving you money on everyday purchases. However, not all money saved is worth the…

Jen Smith 17 Nov
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14 Best Money-Saving Apps for 2024

If you’re looking for easier ways to manage your money and improve your savings habits, there’s an app for that. According to a Bankrate survey, nearly two-thirds of smartphone users have at least one financial app on their phone.[1] But because everyone has a different savings style, ranging from hands-on to set-it-and-forget-it, you’ll need to…

Kim Porter 20 Oct
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Capital One Shopping vs. Honey: Which Extension is Better?

I used to love the chase of finding the best deal. I’d research all the stores online and visit the ones that I could in person, looking for flash sales and clearance deals. I’d meticulously read reviews and ratings and look at pictures to see if those reviews were authentic. Then, when I was sure…

Jen Smith 08 Sep
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7 Finance Experts Share Their Best Hacks for Saving Money

Saving money matters if you’ve got important financial milestones you’re trying to reach, or you just want to be prepared for the inevitable emergency. Becoming a savvy saver means employing different money tips and hacks to keep more of your hard-earned cash in your pocket. Even if you’re not frugal by nature, you can still…

Rebecca Lake 02 Sep
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Advice From 3 People Who Use Trim to Save Hundreds

Saving money is always a good thing, and cutting the waste out of your budget is a great place to start. Chances are, you’re paying for one or more expenses you don’t really need. But when you don’t have time to comb through all your transactions one by one to look for savings, there’s a…

Rebecca Lake 20 Aug
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How This Frugal Mom Earned $830 With Cash Back Apps

Shopping for groceries, clothes, and other everyday items can take a toll on your wallet. Taking advantage of cash back apps is a smart move for earning back some of what you spend and for saving money. Ibotta and Rakuten are two top shopping apps for earning cash back on purchases. Both can offer cash…

Rebecca Lake 27 Jul
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9 Legit Places to Buy Discounted Gift Cards (Up to 33% Off)

What’s better than receiving a discount on something you were already going to buy? What if there’s a way to receive discounts on nearly everything you purchase from your favorite stores, including high-ticket items, without spending a lot of time or energy? There is, and that’s where discounted gift cards come into play. Why Buy…

Trinity Owen 22 Jun
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9 Cable TV Alternatives for Saving Tons of Money

If you’re considering cutting cable TV, you’re not alone. Nowadays, only 78% percent of U.S. homes subscribe to a pay-TV service of some kind, down 8% percent in five years. And, according to the most recent data from market tracker S&P Global Market, 1.1 million subscribers cut the cord in the third quarter of 2018.[1]…

Veneta Lusk 25 May