The next time you are stuck in your pajamas and there’s no food in the fridge, you don’t have to settle for a bowl of cereal anymore! Whether you love BBQ, sushi, a juicy burger, or want to go the vegan route, you can now get it delivered to your door with a few taps on an app.
It’s never been easier to get the food you crave delivered to your doorstep, but the convenience can hurt your wallet if you don’t choose wisely. According to research firm eMarketer, 44 million people in the U.S. expect to use delivery apps by 2020 — and you need to know how to choose the best and save money in the process.
Not all delivery apps are the same – including what you pay when ordering from the same place. Hidden fees, menu markups, service fees – they can all add up quickly if you don’t pay attention.
Personal Finance Expert, Farnoosh Torabi, discusses steps you can take to make sure you get the biggest bang for your buck when picking a food delivery app.
About Farnoosh Torabi:
Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, author, speaker and coach. She is a frequent financial contributor to Yahoo!, The Today Show, ABC, and All You Magazine. In print, her work and advice has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Real Simple, Marie Claire, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Money, People, Entrepreneur, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Daily News and The New York Post. Farnoosh began her career at Money Magazine.