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5 Smartphone Apps To Help You Track and Budget Your Money

 

It’s important to keep track of and budget your money year-round, not just during tax season. You could be spending too much money on online shopping and not realize it. If you’re a busy person, the easiest way to monitor your money use is by utilizing smartphone apps. There are many to choose from on iOS and Android devices.

 

Smartphone Apps To Help Manage
Your Finances

 

Monefy

Using this app is a simple way to keep track of your expenses based on spend category. All you have to do is enter the expense, choose the category, and enter the item. If you commute to work, you can enter the gas expense or train ticket amount into Monefy under the transportation category. This application is available in Google Play and the App Store.  

 

Wallet

With Wallet, you can link your bank accounts to the app. To do this, you need to verify your bank and then follow some simple steps. After linking, you’ll be able to keep track of your transactions and plan for recurring bills. If you notice you’re spending too much money on something like eating out, you can set yourself a budget in the app. This application is great for people who lose track of their bank payments and want to save money.

 

PhoneSpector

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Part of managing your money is keeping track of what you’re purchasing on all devices, including your cell phone. With the popularity of mobile shopping, spending money on things can get out of control. Using PhoneSpector, you can track your app activities and spending. This will help you be aware of your purchases and help you set your budgeting goals.

 

Mint

This app is similar to Wallet but takes it a step further. You can set your budget for different things and link your bank accounts to the app. Through the app, you can actually pay-off bills instead of just setting a reminder to pay your bill. Along with this, Mint can provide you with your credit score and specific tips on how you can save money. The app is highly trusted by users and has security with Norton Software. Mint was created by Intuit, the parent company that also came up with TurboTax and Quickbooks. 

 

Money Lover

This money managing app has a few extra features that appeal to the budgeting traveler. Just like the other smartphone apps, Money Lover can link to your bank accounts and budget and track your money use. If you travel often, you can easily scan receipts to track expenses. The app also supports all currencies.

 

It’s truly amazing how helpful smartphone apps can be in our everyday lives. With these applications, you’ll be on track to better managing your money and saving it for important things.

 

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