People are grappling with the cost of inflation because wages are slow to catch up.
There are petitions and calls for Congress to send a fourth stimulus check to families once a month until the pandemic is over. There are also attempts to send seniors a fourth check.
Until the fourth stimulus control debate ends, here are three apps that can help you save money when times get tough
Chime costs $1 per month and offers two savings programs. They’re called Round Up and Save When I Get Paid.
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The app offers advice on how to start investing, open an IRA, and use apps that invest like Robinhood and Acorn.
The app also offers a direct deposit savings account that transfers a portion of your paycheck into your savings account.
Qapital costs $3 per month for the basic plan and $6 per month for a full plan.
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This app helps to reduce debt, manage finances and save money.
There is also the option to get a Qapital Visa debit card to earn interest from.
Finally, the Digit app is great for handling debt.
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Digit costs $5 per month after a one month free trial and analyzes how you spend money.
The app moves money for you so you can see what you can afford to spend. Users say the app has saved them more than $2,500 a year.
The app looks at your linked bank account, your income and accounts, how you spend money, and the savings plans you set up in the app.
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