Here are some of my favorite money-saving apps (all free) and websites:
Fine dining on a budget: Using your current location, BiteHunter finds daily deals among nearby fine dining restaurants. Currently this free app is only available for Apple phones, but it’s coming to Android soon.
Pocket stylist: Get a little beauty inspiration with The Pocket Hairstylist, an app that provides expert beauty advice.
Lighten up: If your key ring has more loyalty cards or membership tags than keys, you need CardStar. This app allows consumers to load their reward or membership cards to their phone and access them electronically.
Target deals: For me, an hour alone at Target is a great time. Now I can save money while there. TotallyTarget.com generates shopping lists with coupon matchups, including great stackable deals. (Remember Target shoppers can use a manufacturer’s coupon and a Target coupon on the same item.) One of my favorites sections is Cheap Finds, which lists unadvertised deals along with coupon match ups. Lots of freebie opportunities.
Get the best price: If you enjoy using Amazon but are worried you may not be getting the best price, you need CamelCamelCamel.com. This site lets you track price changes. Simply register the product and receive email updates on price changes and availability.
High fashion, low prices: Attending a champagne event but have a beer budget? On RentTheRunway.com, shoppers have access to thousands of dresses, accessories – including high-end jewelry – and designer purses for rent. You can filter dresses by size, color designer and even body shape and price range.
Catch up with the latest deals on Facebook with the Deal Diva.
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