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Technology makes life easier and apps are right at the top of that list. Today’s smartphone, tablet and even desktop apps can help you budget effectively, shop effectively to avoid overspending and save money. Debt.com reviews apps that you need to improve your finances and apps you can definitely live without if you don’t want to break the bank.

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Can Ride-Sharing Provide an ‘Uber-Lyft’ to Your Income?

November 29, 2016 | Money Talks News

Earn money driving for ride-share companies. But exactly how much can you make?

MOOCs can teach a lot, but they won't give you credibility. Yet.

Parents are Already Back-to-School Shopping

July 5, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Most parents are already doing some sort of back-to-school shopping even though it’s only halfway through summer.

How to identify fraud in your credit reports

Millennials Will Direct the Future of Fraud Management

June 8, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

If banks give this generation the tools to bank easier and safer, they’ll earn themselves loyal customers. If not…

teen creates credit card app

Meet The Teen Whiz Who Invented A Free Credit Calculator

February 3, 2015 | Jess Miller

15-year-old Antonio Ferris wants to help people avoid credit card debt. What better way than with an app?

Dumbest apps

Infographic: 20 Dumbest Apps Of 2014

January 5, 2015 | Angela Colley

Yes, there’s an app for that — no matter how stupid the idea.

How Apple Pay works

What Apple Pay Means To Credit Card Users

December 24, 2014 | Jason Steele

Here’s a non-tech, no-BS explanation of the pros and cons of this new way of charging payments.

The future of travel?

Vacations in the year 2020: How tech will save you time and money

October 1, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Hint: You’ll talk to robots and visit outer space. But you’ll probably still lose your luggage.

Rice won't work

Tech company says rice won’t save wet phones

September 24, 2014 | Jess Miller

Rice is better used as food than drying agent, a new study says.

America Saves Week

Apple Pay: high tech or impending wreck?

September 22, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Apple’s new digital wallet service has everyone talking, but it has me worrying.

Boost your smartphone security

5 ways to boost your smartphone security

September 8, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Whether you want to protect nude photos or more mundane personal information, the strategies are the same.

How to make your home smart and cost less

Robo House: How much does it cost to go ‘smart’?

September 2, 2014 | Jess Miller

Smart home technology can save you time, is easy to install, and can cost less than you think.

What's the dumbest in-app purchase you've ever made?

Tell us your craziest in-app purchase for $50

July 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Have you spent real money on something other than an app itself? Tell us what and you could win more cash to waste.

Stolen smartphones are all too common. Protect yourself.

Would you pay $1,000 to to recover your stolen smartphone?

May 19, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Or would you risk your personal safety? If so, here are cheaper and safer ways to protect your personal info.

mymoneyapp

My favorite money app

May 12, 2014 | Leah Traxel

What’s yours? We’ll pay you $100 to tell us all about it.

Hands-free texting is a bad idea.

Infographic of the week: Hands off!

May 2, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Hands-free texting isn’t safe, and no, you really can’t multitask.

Banking apps may be better than you think.

4 things banking apps are good for

April 10, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Banking apps don’t always do what we want, but when they do it saves time and money.

Here's how to improve smartphone battery life.

Free ways to improve smartphone battery life

March 20, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher

Does your phone die too fast? It may be your own fault, but you can fix it.

Identity theft can happen even through your phone.

Who is to blame for identity theft? Look in the mirror

November 13, 2013 | Brian Bienkowski

It’s a fact that identity theft has become a problem around the globe. But even with all the evidence, many consumers don’t take the time to properly protect themselves by varying their passwords and Pin codes. Be smart and keep your personal information secure before you become the next victim.