Money saving apps to save on every day purchases

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Money saving apps may not be able to replace your bills or paycheck, but they offer a super easy way to save on your every day purchases.

Ibotta offers cash back for purchases made at more than 1,000 participating retailers such as Target, Walmart and Hy-Vee. Users select the offers they would like to redeem and then scan their receipts using the mobile app to verify a purchase. You can withdraw earnings via PayPal or have it transferred right into your bank account. You can score free items or special BOGO discounts.

Checkout51 is very similar to Ibotta. You browse and choose offers with the app and then upload a photo of your receipt to verify your purchase. This earns you cash back on rebates. You can also save at the pump every time at over 5,000 participating gas stations.

Fetch Rewards gives you points for every receipt scanned into the app, even receipts that don’t include a partnering brand can receive points. You can redeem your points for gift cards, charity or sweepstakes entries.

You can make easy money with Swagbucks; simply take online surveys to answer questions about your opinion on a variety of topics. The app rewards you when you complete surveys. You can earn gift cards for your time or use your rewards towards even bigger prizes. You can cash out with your PayPal account or visa gift card.

You can download all of these apps for free on apple and android devices.

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