Budget Friendly Apps

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You have more choices than ever when it comes to buying stuff. On top of malls, mom-and-pops, big boxes, and your friendly neighbourhood store, you have entire shopping emporiums on the Internet.
With a galaxy of choices at your fingertips, it can be difficult to commit to a budget or even set one. But you know that you have to buy things at some point; unless you grow a prolific garden, you need food to put on the table.
Fortunately, the same technology that has spawned these choices has given rise to applications designed to help you cut down spending. Some help you fix a budget. Some give you coupons to steep deals. Some facilitate price comparisons, while others suggest affordable restaurants. Some even earn money.
These apps will lead you down the path of frugality in no time:
1. Unsplurge
Unsplurge’s developers know the story well: Person sets budget, then watches it unravel —all because no one holds him or her accountable.
What sets Unsplurge from other budgeting tools is that it leverages the power of peer support. This app keeps you on the wagon by displaying their budget goals to other users, with the goal of getting them to motivate you. Sometimes a pat on the back is all you need to avoid flushing your money down the drain. Businesses would do well to include this in a suite of apps to streamline their operations.
2. Pocket Expense Personal Finance
You never have to be reckless with your income again, not with the way this app keeps track of your financial
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