TECH BYTE: Tech to Help You Save While Holiday Shopping

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here.

Even though a lot of stores are already offering markdowns, you may not have found yet what you’ve been looking for.

Let’s face it. Whether we like it or not, most of us are going to be spending more money than usual over the holidays this year.

Prices everywhere are going up. That’s why it’s great to save when we can.

The Ibotta app will help you out even before Black Friday.

It gives you cash back on everything you buy, whether it’s online or in-store.

Right now, Ibotta is offering free Thanksgiving dinners, by giving 100 percent cash back on holiday essentials like turkey, gravy, and mashed potatoes.

Hard to say no to that!

The Black Friday 2021 Ads & Deals app helps you find the best deals to plan your holiday shopping.

Just select the products you want, and the stores you like. The app will automatically send you personalized deals.

Another great resource for holiday shopping is BlackFriday.com.

Not only does it tell you which stores are open Thanksgiving, and what time they open the next day, it also has digital versions of Black Friday sale ads.

Target’s alone is 60 pages long!

You can easily search the website to find which stores and items you’re looking for.

You may not have to wait until Black Friday for a good deal either!

If you’re still stumped on what to get your loved ones for the holidays, the Groupon app might be able to help.

You can use it browse through tons of discounts and coupons. Maybe find a deal at a new restaurant to try out, or save on a hotel for a trip.

There’s no shortage of options.

If you’re on a tight budget right now, the Klarna app can help you split the cost of your purchase into four payments.

And yes, it’s interest free!

This app will help you breathe a sigh of relief, as long as you don’t overspend.

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