Joy utilizes some of the same psychological tricks of dating apps—but helps your wallet not your love life. It offers you a virtual money coach tailored to your particular behavior and you rate purchases on whether they make you happy or sad, which forces you to confront whether that $20 eggs Benedict and mimosa were indeed worth it.
Available on: iOS
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If you do the bulk of your regular shopping online there are always clever ways to make your dollars go a little further online. Rather than personally scour for promo codes to use at your favorite furniture or clothing shop, get Honey, a browser extension that silently searches for discounts on purchases you’re already making. Honey will try various codes on a shopping cart at J.Crew, for example, to reduce the total. Honey is expected to roll out a phone app later this year.
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