Buying the household groceries can get expensive, but clipping coupons can also be very time consuming. So how do you save without wasting all of your time trying to find the best deals? In its ShopSmart magazine, Consumer Reports revealed results from testing various mobile tools and apps that can help get your grocery bills down!
Here are few you should try:
CardStar -- Consolidates all of your grocery loyalty cards into one easy-to-find place.
Grocery Smarts Coupon Shopper -- App available for Androids from Grocerysmarts.com. It's great for people who love to bargain shop, or who are looking for bargains, because it shows you what's on sale each week. The app also tracks and compares coupons from stores and manufacturers. You can plan a shopping trip based on what's on sale. Within the app, you can edit and save your shopping plan, and then it gives you an expected grand total based on your planned quantitiess.
Pushpins -- Combines your shopping list, digital coupons and nutrition facts of thousands of items all in one mobile app. All you have to do is scan an item in the store with your phone and then the app shows you how to redeem instant coupons called pushpins. Then the savings will automatically come off the bill when you swipe your store savings card at the register. Pushpins is free and it's available in 2,000+ grocery stores, so check your local stores for details.
Check out other recommendations from Consumer Reports on ways to save on your grocery bills.