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In focus tonight the -- money saving apps for your Smartphone or tablet.
Tech and social media expert Lance fuel -- not joins me now he knows all about the stuff.
He's the editor in chief of national dot com -- love having you line thing some of these things I think wow people are gonna love this shop savvy Japanese red laser -- -- -- and how we would use -- and what they would do well to really -- seemed -- download on your iPhone or your Smartphone and basically they read the codes you know when you go shopping and you've seen a nice packaging officially UPC -- -- bunch of bars.
These can actually read it.
Why is important that they can read the code then they can find the best price so not just the price -- looking at there but the price for that product.
All over the place so instead of just buying without any knowledge you can buy and be Smart about and probably save money right on the spot.
They also BQ our -- and cure colds agree that.
I've ever heard of that so this square -- square and they look really weird they -- There there really aren't there right well -- -- UPC codes it's.
Q are -- square and it's kind of a funny shaped.
But when you read those oftentimes you find hidden deals so if you see one of those even if you see one on -- -- Point your phone -- it with one of these apps.
And you will sometimes get a deal for like pizza for movie or for some information that you might -- love that a white what you got about I think -- at gets very weird like they are weird looking always knew what they report coupon sure -- I've heard of this despite an idea.
Right so so again.
In store coupons where are you right now you wanna buy something isn't it great to have coupons be able to get coupons directly to your phone that you can use.
Right there and I don't know if you've seen people do this where they showed their phone.
To the check -- -- and gas that can come up with the UPC code and they can stand that code right up your phone so it's a really powerful thing.
-- we didn't talk about -- 50% of US consumers are carrying Smartphones so.
The companies that are coming up with these deals they want to be in these maps -- its outlook because I'm -- -- -- real stuff.
I -- -- impulse say that this is another good idea okay -- all right so so this is about saving money right.
How good -- we at saving money not very good but what if it is.
-- it's called -- save for a reason what if through your phone you can say.
Dropped five dollars into my the place -- -- wanna go on a trip to Bermuda dropped five dollars into my fund for an iPad.
Do it right through the phone.
And basically it's it's it's going into back.
It's going to real savings account how does that work it actually reaches into your other bank you basically give an elementary aged to all of the US exhibit.
The information to forms of ID that it can work with your bank and work with the -- helped by the way this is really for somebody Hugh is just -- an incurable spender and too bad train themselves away that is what you did to waste on impulse or auto save you get a whole point 4%.
Annual savings and I don't even know what that adds up to but still you're actually putting the a lot of -- -- is if you adjusted any moment saving Marty can end up with a lot at the end of the year well.
Or at at least a few pennies or -- you have what is -- that's always get.
Okay we have some more money saving web sites will put them on our website tonight to that you can see hammer -- a time Lance thanks for coming on we love having you -- -- my -- -- any time.
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