6 apps to save money and get refunds you didn’t even know about

Jan. 12, 2018

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Rather than relying on willpower alone to accomplish some of the more annoying money tasks you’ll likely endure in 2018, delegate some of that work to an app.

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Service

The app Service helps domestic travelers file for discounts, largely in the form of travel vouchers to make up for delayed or canceled flights.

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Earny

Earny scans your email inbox for receipts and tracks the items for discounts after you paid. Users reportedly save about $300 annually on the app.

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Dosh

Dosh can also get you cash back by automatically scanning for and applying various coupon codes or other discounts that you might have missed.

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Trim

Trim analyzes subscriptions you might consider canceling, and will also attempt to renegotiate your cable or internet bill on your behalf with major providers.

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Paribus

Paribus searches your purchase history for items whose price has fallen since you bought it and applies for a refund.

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Slice

Finally, the Rakuten-backed Slice offers a free service that also tracks your inbox for receipts and alerts you to possible refund opportunities.