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Apps For Easy, Safe Holiday Shopping On Your Cell Phone. Coupons Too!

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According to a new survey from the financial news website, TheStreet.com, nearly half of us already has, or plan to, use our mobile device to shop this holiday season.

But how can you make sure to score the best deals, find the best gifts and keep your information secure?

Lauren Lyons Cole, Personal Finance Contributor for TheStreet.com gave Kim and Kopi some great tips on Great Day this morning.

First – Don't use public wi-fi. Instead, use your own 3G or 4G network on your phone. Hackers can easily get in to public wi-fi systems and steal your personal info.

Second - Don't ever keep your credit card info stored in your phone. A safer place could be Paypal or GoogleWallet.

Finally, she suggested if we would like shopping help, guidance and coupons, try these apps: RedLaserApp and ShopularApp.

Happy and Safe Shopping!

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