10 money saving apps to help you get your finances in order

According to the credit scoring giant Experian, 46% of consumers currently use financial apps to gain confidence and control over their financial welfare. Four in five of those using apps felt more knowledgeable about their current financial situation since downloading. With this in mind, here are ten of the best money saving apps:

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Mint
Mint is hugely popular, allowing you to securely track all your accounts and credit cards in a central location, especially useful if you have logbook loans from Carcashpoint.com. Track your spending, create a budget, receive bill reminders and get customised tips for saving money.

Trainline.com
If you regularly use trains to commute to work or for leisure purposes, even if you’re a student, this app is for you. It is one of the cheapest ways to get tickets and save money, especially if you book well in advance. Good for those who are always ‘on the go’, the app is free to download, super easy to use and clearly shows where you can save money.

Account Tracker
If you have multiple accounts, Account Tracker is perfect. It can help you to manage your spending and monitor balances all from one screen, and for just £1.49 you have access to a number of features including setting alerts and bill reminders, creating budgets and a colour coding to show the health of your accounts!

Meter Readings
According to Energy Zine, British homeowners are more worried about rising energy bills than anything else in the home. If you’re looking to better manage your usage and ensure you’re getting the best deal, the Meter Readings app allows you to enter the data from your bills along with readings to learn how much energy you’ve used and what it will cost. You can also compare prices with other energy suppliers.

Spendometer
This app is the best way to ensure you don’t overspend! You can record everything you spend and easily set yourself a budget, log your spending and view reports.

Amazon Local
Use this app to find the best Amazon deals while on the go. You can set specific favourites so the app remembers what you most like and there is no need to print out coupons or vouchers.

Expensify
This is a really useful app designed with easy expense reporting in mind. Ideal for salespeople or business travellers, Expensify allows you to photograph receipts, keep track of mileage and record all travel expenses on one platform.

Vouchercloud

Get the best savings and offers for all your favourite restaurants, shops and supermarkets in one place! Vouchercloud helps you locate thousands of offers nearest to you.

MySupermarket
This app will make sure you never overspend on your groceries. It compares thousands of products on your behalf, saving you the job. Prices are updated daily from all the major supermarkets including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Aldi.

Groupon
Groupon deals can save you as much as 50-90% off on everything from hotel breaks and restaurants to tech goods and Christmas presents. It’s super easy to use and you can search by location to find deals closest and most relevant to you.

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