isaac Nash, Staff Writer

    Students are always looking for more money. Buying lunch at McDonald’s and Walmart every day isn’t cheap. Luckily, there is an easy way to save money while still buying your favorite everyday items. Through apps like Honey, Groupon, and Promos, students can get coupons for anything they want and save money in all their purchases. Don’t worry, you won’t be looking like your grandma with paper coupons either. These apps are completely wireless and free to use in most retail and commercial stores.

    First, you need to know what a coupon code is and how to apply it. Coupon codes can give you a certain percentage off your order, a fixed dollar amount off, or free or discounted shipping. They can apply to most items a store sells or only to specific items or categories. Some require a minimum purchase amount. These coupons save you small amounts at every purchase, but utilizing these deals over time can save you big money.

    Honey is always full of coupons for food, technology, appliances, cosmetics, and loads more. Its unique algorithm searches the internet for deals, sales, and coupons alike and gives you the most relevant ones completely free. Honey also allows you to also save money on fast food purchases and delivery services. The app has over ten million users and acquired a 5-star rating over multiple platforms. It has been estimated to save people over $5,000,000 in total coupons savings!  

    Groupon is the next option. This app searches for food and household coupons on the internet and gives you deals up to 50%! Groupons is used mainly by parents and people with large monthly expenses. It helps people save money on basic everyday items that cost too much and still offers good savings to its four million monthly users.

    Promos is for all your online shopping needs. This app finds you the best coupons and promo codes for all online shopping websites out there! It finds the best deals and will automatically tell you when you can save money on any item you want to buy online. It has saved over a million dollars on promo code savings. The application is truly revolutionary and saves millions of people money every day.

    These apps are saving people money daily and, best of all, they are completely free! The applications are totally legal as well. They find coupons and discounts from companies/organizations and let you access them more conveniently than searching for them manually.

    Saving money is something that everyone should do. It helps you budget and live a more relaxed lifestyle knowing you have money to back you up. The time to start saving is as a student. By using these applications, you’ll be able to afford sweet items for a better price while also saving a pretty penny. It is truly a win-win situation.