10 Best Online Tools for Deals
If you're a saver, you'll love these free, web-based tools for digital deals.
This web browser add-on works by finding coupons for all the websites you browse. Essentially, it does the coupon search for you, makes sure you’re getting the best deal on the site you’re looking to purchase your item on, and once you get to the checkout cart, Honey automatically enables and looks for coupon codes, with the right ones then applied. If you love saving money, check out these 35 brilliant ways to save money around your home.
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RetailMeNot is a website and app that offers 500,000 offers from more than 50,000 retailers and brands. It also provides you exclusive codes for unheard-of deals by partnering with retailers on a weekly basis. The app even notifies you when there are offers at nearby brick and mortars. There’s also the Genie plug-in, which lets you know if there are any promo codes or cash back offers when you checkout online. If you love the magic of a good app, be sure you use these apps for your DIY projects.
This coupon site and app gives you a wide selection of printable coupons and online promo codes. The site seeks to give you verified discounts from various merchants, while the app, which touts itself as being the first-ever mobile coupon app, features deals from over 100 popular stores. On top of in-store coupons and online codes, both the app and website provide grocery coupons. Check out these 9 best home improvement and remodeling apps for DIYers.
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CouponCabin calls itself the first coupon site to pair coupons with cash back. The site’s browser extension, CouponCabin Sidekick, alerts you to available promo codes and cash back opportunities as you shop online. Meanwhile, the site gives you members-only offers (that can’t be found anywhere else) from popular stores. The brand has an app as well. Looking for a good deal for your home improvement needs? Check out these deals from Sam’s Club.
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This rewards website focuses specifically on online shopping, providing members the chance to earn up to 25 percent cash back on their online purchases from more than 1,200 online stores. It’s ideal for anyone who is sick of having to figure out how to redeem their points online, or worse yet, pay a fee to become a member and get exclusive deals. If you sign up for Ebates, be sure to download the plug-in! The company also has an app. There are a lot of great websites and apps out there to help you save money, however there are also some money-saving tips that simply don’t work. Check out these top 10.
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People sign up for programs like Amazon Prime for many reasons, including the ability to get free shipping. If you’re an online shopper, shipping costs are a big problem! Be sure to check out FreeShipping along with other programs you’ve signed up for. The site offers free-shipping coupons for more than 4,000 merchants, including Best Buy and Target. You can download the mobile app, too. Pinching pennies? Check out these frugal living tips for homeowners.
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DealNews is the site to go to if you want real-time information to save you money. The site has a team of deal hunters that search a million products from more than 2,000 online retailers. They update the site with new deals at least 200 times a day. DealNews even partners with merchants to give you exclusive deals. Download the app for up-to-date deals on the go. Prefer to go to the store? Here are 20 things DIYers should always buy at Harbor Freight to get a good deal.
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This website features deals, from more than 6,000 companies and stores, which are updated daily. The site is easy to navigate, offering 300 categories including clothing, electronics, toys and travel. You can even search by store and brand, by the type of offer, such as in-store or coupon code, and by holiday or event. It will even tip you off to current deals on more than 75 cities. Love saving money? Who doesn’t! Be sure to check out these 11 easy home repairs that save big money.
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So you received a gift card to a place from which you’re really not interested in purchasing anything. What do you do? CardCash works by selling merchants’ gift cards for less than face value, while also buying gift cards you don’t want at 80 to 90 percent of the card’s value! So swap out that unwanted gift card for something you’ll actually use, instead of giving it away for free. CardCash has an app as well. Were you hoping your gift card was for hand tools? Maybe tip off your friends and family with these 23 hand tool gift ideas for DIYers.
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BuyVia is an app that works by allowing you to scan bar codes in stores and compare prices. You can also use it to get price-drop alerts or browse coupons for online and in-store shopping. It’s a great way to give you real-time information, so you don’t end up spending more money than you should on the things you want. Speaking of deals, here are 10 things DIYers should always buy at Costco.
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