Cha-ching: These 4 apps could save you thousands

HOUSTON – You can do it. You have the power to save yourself hundreds, even thousands, of dollars over the next year by using four new apps and web tools that promise to find you the very best deals on whatever you are buying in a matter of seconds.

The best part is, these virtual tools do all the work for you and you reap the benefits.

Shop Savvy

First up, it’s an app called Shop Savvy.

Shop Savvy works with you while you are in the store shopping for whatever you want. It could be electronics, beauty products, clothes or toys for your children.

All you do is open the Shop Savvy app while you are shopping and take a picture of the barcode of the product you want to buy at that store. Instantly, the app begins searching stores in your area for the very same product at lower prices and tells you what prices are available at nearby stores.

Melissa Thomas, a mother raising three teenage daughters in Katy, uses Shop Savvy all the time. She said she recently saved a ton recently on a pair of designer jeans.

“I just went on the Shop Savvy app and scanned the barcode of the jeans I wanted,” Thomas said. “Within seconds, the app told me I could by the very same pair of jeans, at a store two miles away, for $27 less. Obviously, I went there and bought them. The very same pair of jeans.”

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