Remember having to clip coupons out of the Sunday paper?  It was so time consuming, then, if you are anything like me, you forget them all at home when you actually go to the store.  You save nothing.

(Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)

Now, that has gotten a big improvement.  Apps that you can download and get your coupons that way.  It's still time consuming, but at least you will most likely remember to bring them, as long as you have your phone.

But is it actually worth it?  Apparently, yes, it is.  But there are a couple of drawbacks.  One of which is the fact that it tracks where you are, what you're buying and how often you shop at a particular store.

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But the stores will use the information to stock what people are buying.  Recently Coborn's has added this feature.  They will design and build displays based on what the apps are using for information on particular shoppers.  What's the most popular and where in the store will it make the most impact.

Might be worth it to download coupon apps on your phone!