Over the past few years the media has been full of how we all need to tighten our belts. With the influx of mobile phone apps there has been an increase in the number of useful software programs that can help, all in the palm of your hand. Here are 5 of the best iPhone apps to help you save money.
Park your car for less with Nosey Parker
Parking your car can be an expensive business and that’s why this Nosey Parker app is great for saving money. The app will search out the nearest car park for you and give you the cheapest options. It has more than 14,000 car parks in its database, with around 1.8 million parking spaces and 5,000 free car parks. All you have to do is enter your location and let Nosey Parker find you the cheapest parking spaces nearby.
Save money internet shopping with Voucher Codes
Internet shopping is huge business, and if you’ve got the time, you can find great discounts. With the Voucher Codes app you’ll find all the best deals on the net with ease. Voucher Codes has a huge number of vouchers and deals on offer at a range of the UK’s best-known outlets and smaller specialist sites. Everything on the site is broken down into categories like fashion, technology and travel so it’s really easy to find what you’re looking for and save plenty of cash.
Track your money with Account Tracker
One of the most effective ways to save money is to keep on top of your finances. Knowing what you have coming in and going out makes it easy for you not to overspend and ensure you’ve got money left over for what you need. Apps like Account Tracker are really useful in this way. Account Tracker will provide you with reports on your finances, flash-up alerts to remind you of outstanding payments and track your spending.
Keep your petrol costs down with Fuel Economy Calculator
Keeping a car running is costly and with ever-increasing petrol prices it has become more and more expensive. The Fuel Economy Calculator app helps you save money by analysing your fuel consumption and monitoring your spending. This allows you to keep an eye on what you’re spending and flag up potential problems your car may be having. It can also make you rethink the way you’re driving or the routes you may be taking that are causing you to spend more than necessary.
Talk and text for free with Vonage
The Vonage (www.vonage.co.uk) mobile app provides you with savings on worldwide calls and texts. In fact, you’ll be able to call and text anyone around the world for free if they have the app and make great savings on international calls to people who haven’t downloaded it yet. Vonage is a form of VoIP communication (Voice over Internet Protocol) and its app really will save you plenty of money, whether you want to use VoIP for business or to chat to friends and family.
Now that you’ve read all about different apps that will help you save money on shopping, phone calls, car costs and your accounting, all you need to do now is download them and start saving.