If you're an avid online shopper, you've likely heard the news that Amazon recently announced plans to raise the price of its annual Prime membership this summer. While the cost has remained $99 since 2014, the company plans on increasing the price to $119, effective May 11. With this in mind, you may be looking for a few money saving methods to make up for the $20 jump in price.
Enter Earny, the smart shopping app that's the secret to saving money on Amazon. It works by scanning your e-receipts and keeping track of price adjustment on items you buy online. If the price of something you ordered decreases, the app will file a claim with your credit card company and refund you the difference.
While it seems like a small feat, this price-tracking app can make a big difference over time, especially if you do a large portion of your shopping online. In fact, according to Earny's records, Amazon prices can fluctuate up to eight times a day, meaning there's a good chance the price of an item you buy on the site could drop after a transaction is complete.
The app also works with major retailers like Bloomingdales, Costco, Athleta, Macy's, Nordstrom, Overstock, and Target (just to name a few). Sale lovers, rejoice—this is this secret to never missing out on a discount again.