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Apps make it easy for you to save money

Posted at 5:52 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 11:20:21-04

There's an app for everything - from ordering food to getting around town. There are even apps that help save your hard earned money!

13 Action News looked into several apps that help you manage your finances.

Save money without thinking about it. The app, Digit, calculates what you can safely save based on your income and spending habits then puts that amount from your checking account into your digit account. 

It has a no overdraft guarantee and it's free for the first 100 days, $2.99 per month after if you want to continue

Invest  in cents with acorns.  Acorns automatically invests your "spare change" by rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar. If you use your credit card linked to your acorns account with one of their partners, like Airbnb, those companies give back a percentage of the purchase to your acorns savings account.

Saving money feels more like a game with Qapital . You can set your own "rules". For example, every time you spend money, Qapital can round the spare change up to the nearest dollar and move the amount into an account insured by the FDIC.

Clarity Money.
Clarity money helps you get rid of wasteful subscriptions The free app cancels subscriptions you are not using or just don't need. Clarity provides recommendations on credit cards best suited based on the user's spending habits. But the app no longer looks for ways to negotiate your bills down to a lower rate.