This article was written by Quida B. Davis, a dynamic frugal coach in Atlanta, GA.
Last year, spending on Easter items including flowers, candy, clothing, and food; topped $16.4 billion.
Shoppers are leaving thousands of dollars on the table because they fail to use money saving apps. These apps provide some of the best steals and deals for this Easter holiday:
Target Cartwheel: The Target Cartwheel app is a must-have if you love shopping in Target. There are savings to gain in addition to using store coupons, manufacture coupons, reusable bags, and the Target Red card. Select offers can save shoppers anywhere from 5% – 50%. Sign up at Cartwheel.Target.com and download this app.
Ibotta: The cash back in the ibotta app is simply amazing. This is a must-have app to use this Easter. There are many ways to get cash back from stores on several items, including non-grocery. You can even purchase clearance items. Download the app; unlock the rebates; shop at the selected stores; verify your purchases, and you will receive cash back within 48 hours. You also have the option of linking a store loyalty card and never having to worry about submitting a receipt. As a bonus, there are great ways to obtain your cash, including Paypal, Amazon, Starbucks, Sephora, Walmart, and iTunes gift cards.,
Saving Star: The Saving Star app has many ways, both in-store and online, to get cash back. You can find Easter cash back savings on grocery-related items including healthy food offers. Download the app, select offers, use a card at checkout (or take a picture of the receipt), and get cash in your Saving Star account within 2-22 days. You receive an email when cash has posted to your account. Payout options can be to your PayPal account or to Starbucks, iTunes, AMC Theatres and more. Get cash back even from online retailers, including Sears, Old Navy, Macy’s and more.
Checkout 51: Here is another wonderful app to save on your Easter meal preparations. Earn cash back when you buy groceries and non-grocery items with Checkout 51. New offers are updated every Thursday a.m. Download the app, choose your offers, purchase them at any store and upload your receipt either through the app or on their website. When your account reaches $20, they send you a check.