Everyone loves to save money, but it's easy to miss an opportunity if you don't constantly track the latest sales and coupons from your favorite stores. Luckily, it's as easy as downloading an app ... literally! Here, six of the best money-saving apps available. And the best part? They're all free!

RedLaser 1

RedLaser

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This free app allows shoppers to scan the barcodes of a variety of items (including groceries!) and compares the cost with those at other stores to ensure you're getting the best price possible. You can also scan and store your loyalty cards into the app and share them with family and friends.

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ATM Hunter 2

ATM Hunter

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As the name implies, this free apps helps locate the nearest ATM associated with your bank so that you can avoid paying any extra fees.

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GasBuddy 3

GasBuddy

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Everyone who owns a car knows that gas prices can be killer. This free app allows you to find the least expensive gas in your area. It also allows you to locate gas stations closest to your location and see their current prices.

Ibotta 4

Ibotta

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Ibotta is a free app that allows users to earn cash through their purchases. You can learn facts, watch videos, and take short question surveys before purchasing a product to earn cash. Once you have purchased the product, you simply take a picture of your receipt showing your purchase of the item. Ibotta allows you to earn up to $40 cash per shopping trip.

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Retail Me Not 5

Retail Me Not

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The free RetailMeNot app allows you to get deal alerts while shopping at your favorite malls and find thousands of online and in-store coupons. It's always worth checking the app before making a purchase to see if there's a coupon that will save you a few bucks!

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ShopKick 6

ShopKick

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This free app allows you to earn "kicks" (like reward points) just for walking into certain stores. If you scan items and make purchases, you earn even more kicks. You can also browse through discounts and deals through the app.