American Thanksgiving takes place this week and while Canadians celebrated this annual holiday back in October with our fair share of turkey, we can’t help but get excited about Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all the upcoming bargains. If you are preparing to make some purchases you will be pleased to learn about additional ways you can make your dollar go further.

We have compiled a list of of apps that will help you save money not just during the holidays, but year round.

1. Raise

If you want to make a purchase at a popular store, be sure to check out Raise. This app is best described as the StubHub for gift cards and has gift cards from over 1000 stores. Not only can you you list your unwanted gift cards at the price you choose, you can also buy gift cards at a discounted price.


2. Honey App

The Honey App is an extension for Chrome that automatically searches the internet for active coupons for the website you are shopping on. During check out it automatically applies the best coupon and saves you money.  


3. Paribus

Get Money Back When Prices Drop, Effortlessly - If you just bought those shoes you had your eye on, only to discover they are now on sale, you will love Paribus. It automatically detects if prices drop, the item is cheaper elsewhere, or if there is a discount code or coupon you could have applied and gets you the price adjustment. No more need to price compare or have buyers remorse.


4. CoSign

The lifestyle app that pays If you have a new wardrobe that you can’t wait to share with the digital world, you are going to be pleased to discover CoSign. This app not only allows you to tag and share your favourite fashion items on popular social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, but you can also get cash when people make purchases directly from your photos.


5. Shyp

A San Francisco startup that aims to make shipping easy. It is an app that allows you to see all the service offerings from FedEx, UPS, and the post office and shows you ways to get your package delivered on time for the best price.  So if you want to send your purchases to someone else for the best price, just shyp them.


On behalf of all the Mad Hatters, we wish you and your loved ones a Happy American Thanksgiving.
If you want even more savings on fashion, be sure to check out Atoi, the app that brings you haute couture fashion sample sale locations and dates across New York City.

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