5 best money saving apps

These apps for your iPhone or Droid make it easier to save cash on your purchases. Plus they're free -- so you're already ahead.

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GasBuddy
GasBuddy
With gas prices increasing every single day, this app can save you a pretty penny. It gives you a list of the gas stations near you, the price per gallon, and directions to the station.

And at nearly $4 a gallon, shaving a few dollars off each trip to the pump can adds up to over a hundred bucks a year -- not bad for a free app.


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Last updated March 04 2011: 12:30 PM ET
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