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4 Must-Have Lifestyle Apps

by edgab


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Four essential lifestyle apps to help organize your life so you can spend more time doing the things you want to do! These apps help you manage your finances, plan your grocery shopping, and even find the closest happy hour to your home. Quick, easy, and free to download, here are 4 apps we are loving for distance learners right now.

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Grocery Pal

The Grocery Pal app allows you to create multiple shopping lists, search your local weekly ads, compare prices, and more! This app is perfect for people looking to save money and time. edgab reader, Beth says she uses Grocery Pal to plan out 3 different grocery store shopping trips and to find money-saving coupons.

Grocery Pal is not limited to grocery stores either. Simply type in your zip code to populate other retailers, such as CVS, Wal-Mart, and Kmart. It’s super easy and free. Never forget an item or lose a shopping list again with the Grocery Pal app.

Download Grocery Pal today to start simplifying your life and saving money!


A large majority of students taking online courses are juggling more than just a few courses. Many work one, even two or more jobs, have children, and many additional responsibilities to manage. Stay on top of all your homework assignments with the myHomework app. Schedule reminders and track your assignments. Use it with your iPhone or Android phone, or on your Kindle, iPad, or personal computer.

Check out myHomework for more information.



Finances are easy to overlook when juggling distance education programs. With Mint, you have the ability to manage all aspects of your finances, even on-the-go! Mint is great for students and professionals of all income-levels. Use Mint with your Android or iPhone phone or at home using Windows on your personal computer.

Learn more about how you can manage your finances with Mint.

Drink Owl

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Ever need a break from the computer? Maybe you want to find the perfect place to hang out with friends or family. Drink Owl is a fun, easy to use app that allows you to quickly find the latest drink specials, coupons, and happy hours in your city. Always know where to go to get the best bang for your buck when you want to unwind after work or class. Drink Owl is compatible with Android, and Blackberry.

Learn more about Drink Owl to start planning your next happy hour today!

Let us know what lifestyle apps you like best and why. Use one we mentioned here? Let everyone know what you like and don’t like about it!

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