Back-to-school season is hectic for everyone, but when money is tight, spending wisely and getting a great value is key. For money-saving tips, look no further than your smart phone and the GetJar app store. Second only to the Apple app store, GetJar has a wide variety of inexpensive apps across a variety of platforms (Android, Blackberry, Win Mobile, iPhone) that you can use for heading back-to-school. Here’s a list of our budget-friendly, productivity-increasing faves:
(FOR FOOD SHOPPING) – simplifies a grocery shopping trip by allowing consumers to never forget an item or backtrack through the store again.
(FOR COMMUNICATING) – GroupNotes is the easiest way to email and communicate with your family during back-to-school when kids are busy with afterschool activities, carpools, etc.
A mobile file manager app that enables you to manage your files in iPhone, storage files, view files and share files with other computer or iPhone within the same Wi-Fi network.
(FOR VIDEO SHARING)- is a free, mobile to mobile service that captures, shares, and plays videos with friends and family. With Thwapr you’ll be able to share your child’s first-day-of school and send off with any family member or friend in the world.
(FOR EXPENSE TRACKING) – a smart and handy tool to log, track and manage your daily expenses.
Woman’s Day Cooking Assistant
(FOR COOKING) – a personal cooking assistant from the editors of Woman’s Day that fits right in the palm of your hand! Features include meal ideas, cooking tools, and more to make cooking easier.