Money in a Minute: The Savingstar app is a favorite among couponers

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) –  If you want to save money - there's an app for that.  Savingstar is a star when it comes to saving money.

An easy way to save money, without clipping a real coupon, is checking out the app, Savingstar.  It's a favorite app for a lot of smart shoppers.  It's pretty simple.  All you have to do is connect your store rewards cards to your Savingstar account.

From there, Savingstar will offer electronic coupons, which you save into your account.

Then all you have to do is go shopping.

The savings will automatically build up in your account, and when you reach $5, you can get a payout.

So the savings aren't seen at the register, but they are seen later through payouts to Amazon or even a bank deposit.

The app is free for smartphones.

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