These days there’s an app for everything - including helping you save money. Most of them work by analyzing your spending so you can become more aware of your habits and start putting some money aside. From shopping and dining to transport and everyday expenses, there’s bound to be a way to make some savings.
Our team of experts has done some research and whittled down a list of the best money saving apps of 2019.
Aboalarm helps you avoid paying for unused subscriptions. In daily life, it can be easy to forget you’ve subscribed to a product or service you no longer use. Or you remember to cancel it at an inappropriate moment and then it promptly slips your mind. Whether it’s a gym membership, unnecessary insurance policy, or overpriced magazine subscription, Aboalarm makes canceling regular outgoings easy.
All you have to do is select the contractor, complete the cancellation form, send it via the app, and in no time you’ll be rid of that subscription.
How often have you stood in a shop wondering whether you can get a specific product cheaper elsewhere? With Barcoo, you get the answer instantly.
Simply scan the barcode of the product, and the app compares different offers and shows you the cheapest place to buy the item
As an added bonus, the app provides information about the item’s ingredients and the sustainability of its manufacturers.
Have you ever popped to the supermarket for a couple of items and ended up with a trolley full? Shops are carefully designed to encourage us to spend, and the temptation to buy more than necessary can be strong, especially if you shop on an empty stomach.
With the free Bring! shopping list you always have an overview of what you really need, which helps curb impulse buying, in turn saving you money.
With Savedriod you can save alone or with friends. Create individual "if-then”rules for saving and the app will become your digital piggy bank.
Savedriod is mainly about saving small amounts that are barely noticeable in your everyday life but still bring you slowly but surely closer to your savings goal.
The app features "smooves", which are linked to a particular behavior.For example, you can set Savedroid to transfer 5€ every time you go to the gym, or 1€ whenever you buy a coffee, or 10€ when you overspend at your favorite bar. It's fun, and in the long run, even small amounts add up.
The Scondoo app helps you save money in the supermarket through exclusive cashback deals and coupons.
Simply take a photo of your receipt after shopping, select the desired deal, and get your cashback.
As soon as you have collected at least 4€ with the Scondoo App, you can withdraw the credited money via Paypal or bank transfer.
The Too Good To Go app is excellent for limiting food waste and also good for your wallet.
Around one third of all food is wasted. This app connects hungry consumers with restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, and hotels, which sell delicious and fresh food that would otherwise go to waste.
The prices are heavily discounted and you can pay directly through the app. Then simply swing by and pick up your food half an hour before the shops officially close.
With Waze you can avoid construction sites, traffic jams, and accidents and save time as well as money. With the help of other drivers, the app shows you in real-time what's going on on the road.
What’s more, the app also shows you the cheapest gas stations on your route, and offers a carpooling service so you can share the cost of the trip with others. .
Zuper is your financial coach. The app seamlessly integrates your bank accounts (including current, savings, and credit cards) to give you an overview of all your income streams and expenses.
The app makes your finances more transparent, offering monthly budgets that let you take full control of your money. With the help of AI, Zuper automatically categorizes your transactions so you can keep track of them at a glance.
In addition, you can use the app to make transfers and send money easily. And with push notifications, you are always up to date.
Do you already know some of the apps, or even use them in your everyday life? If not, give it a try and see how much money you can save.