Cell phones have earned a reputation as enablers of mindless, wallet-draining spending. In addition to racking up expensive overage fees and international charges, popular apps offering food delivery, one-click shopping and in-app purchases can be a danger to your wallet. Yet,...
If you want to get a good deal on your next dinner out, never mind the print out coupons — just bring your phone. Restaurants have turned to a variety of social networking, coupon and geo-tagging phone apps, offering cell-toting visitors specials and free food.
Have a loved one who spends most of their waking hours on their smartphone device? It’s not too late to give them a little something extra this holiday season – in the form of a great app. In fact, you can even wait until the special day that you are exchanging gifts to download the app with them and pay for it. Consider it your get out of jail free card if you’ve waited until the last minute to shop.
If your New Year’s resolution included some sort of financial goal, odds are you’ve struggled to keep up with it already. Even for those who started with the best intentions, most soon fall behind. That’s why a growing number of people are turning to web- and mobile-based personal finance solutions.