Real Simple, 7 Secrets for Saving Money Every Time You Shop

Andrea shares tips with Real Simple about her favorite shopping tools. Plus, tricks to help you get the lowest price every time you shop.

Here’s a quick peek at some of her advice.

Whether you’re a seasoned online shopper or prefer to spend your cash from the comfort of a physical checkout line, consumers everywhere could stand to save money on their next purchase, big or small. The next time you gear up to shop online or in store, reference these money-saving tips that will immediately save you time, stress, and cash.

Use apps to check prices in real time.

“The app ShopSavvy is really useful when you’re out shopping in stores because you can scan the barcode on items and see if there is a better deal elsewhere,” says Kimberly Palmer, personal finance expert at Nerdwallet. Andrea Woroch, a consumer and money-saving expert, is also a fan of ShopSavvy, as well as Flipp, which provides circulars all in one place so you can quickly compare to plan your shopping trip strategically.

…And apps that help increase your savings.

Swagbucks, another one of Woroch’s go-tos, provides cash back for all your shopping. It puts cash back in your wallet by allotting you points every time you shop online or search the web. Once you gain enough points, you can redeem them for gift cards to your favorite retailers, like Amazon or Walmart.

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Andrea Woroch

Andrea Woroch is a nationally-recognized consumer and money-saving expert who regularly contributes to leading national and regional news stories. She has appeared on NBC's Today Show, Dr. OZ, Good Morning America, FOX & Friends, MSNBC, CNN, ABC News with Diane Sawyer, and been quoted in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Kiplinger Personal Finance, Better Homes & Garden and many others. Andrea also enjoys writing articles for various personal finance and lifestyle websites and blogs. Andrea is passionate about sharing ideas and tips to help you live on less without having to sacrifice. She says making a few small tweaks to daily and monthly spending is all you need to do to achieve your dreams within your means. Follow Andrea on Facebook and Twitter for daily savings tips and check back for new videos, magazine stories and blog posts all about saving money!

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