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Smartphone Apps for Smart Consumers

Everyone knows that Cricket Smartphones, like the Blackberry Curve 8530, Huawei Ascend or Sanyo Zio by Kyocera (both powered by Android), allow you to access thousands of apps which can be incredibly helpful at getting the information and fun stuff you want, with the touch of a few keys on your phone!

But, did you know that some of the apps available on your smartphone can actually help you save money and make smarter spending decisions? Here are some suggestions for FREE apps you can access from your Cricket Smartphone that can help you make decisions about your personal finances that you can take to the bank!

 

 

Android Apps

 

Mint.com personal finance – This leading personal finance app provides over 3million users an easy & smart way to manage money. See all your accounts in one place, set budgets, see where you spend, and find personalized savings – all for free.

 

Google Shopper - Shopper lets you find product information quickly by using your phone's camera. It can recognize cover art of books, CDs, DVDs, and video games, along with most barcodes. You can also speak the name of the product you're looking for. Use Shopper to make smart decisions about what to buy, what price to pay, and where to buy it. You can star items for later and share them with friends. Shopper also saves your history so you'll always have product and price information at your fingertips, even when you don't have a signal..

 

TheFind: Shopping - Featured in WSJ, NY Times, CNET, CNN, Forbes and Smart Money - TheFind makes you the smartest shopper, guaranteed to show you the most matching products & find the best prices compared to any shopping app. Never miss a deal while shopping at the mall, or online while at home. TheFind is the first shopping app to tie your online and offline shopping experience together, effortlessly. Shop in a savvy way - do your research at home on TheFind.com, and access it instantly with TheFind on your phone while you’re at your local store.

 

GeoQpons - Coupons & Shopping - This app offers hundreds of coupons, offers & deals featured each day from top name brands and local businesses. Show the coupon image or coupon code on your phone to get the coupon discount when you shop in the store. You can also use the built-in tools for price check, add coupons to calendar, coupons savings calculator and more.

 

Our Groceries - Automatically keeps your family's grocery list in sync with the latest changes - on every family member's phone or web browser. Every change to your shared shopping list is visible in seconds. See items being checked off as you shop!

 

 

Blackberry Apps

 

Frugalytics Shopping for Smart People - Before you make your next big purchase, use Frugalytics to make sure you're getting the best price! Search millions of products to compare prices, read descriptions, and review ratings all from your Blackberry. You can also add products to your watch list for future reference.  Also, be sure to check for the Frugalytics Deal of the Day.

 

Pageonce Personal Assistant -  Track all your life essential finance information in one great app! Pageonce Personal Assistant allows you the ability to:

  -  Monitor your credit card transactions

  -  Check your bank account status

  -  View your detailed bill statements

  -  Add upcoming bills due dates and itineraries automatically to your calendar

Personal Assistant does not require you to enter your data. It automatically syncs with all your online banking, bills and travel accounts to get your balances and transactions

 

Shopper – Shopping List - Shopper is the ultimate application for managing all your grocery and shopping lists on a BlackBerry®. This app allows you to build a list of your own, customized items to plan shopping trips, and check things off as you get them along the way. You can also manage your lists anywhere from the web and share them with other Shopper users to keep them synced in real time - Let family members add to the list as you shop!

 

Caripromo – A great app for consumers looking for the hottest deals.  Do quick searches on restaurants, electronics, travel and what's happening in your town based on locations, credit cards and various loyalty programs. You can also find the best promotions, discounts and reviews and share them with friends.

 

ATM Hunter - Find ATMs located around the world with your BlackBerry® GPS, from wherever you happen to be. The MasterCard ATM Hunter makes it fast and easy for you to locate the closest ATM location. The ATM Hunter lets you tailor your search on what you want to do. If you need to make a deposit or want to use your own bank, you can search for your specific bank's ATMs, to avoid paying any additional fees.

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