Whether it’s balancing your checkbook, managing your mortgage payments, or tracking your investments, these 8 personal finance apps are sure to help you keep your finances in great shape in 2013.
Best Finance Apps
Used by over 8 million people to manage their finances, Mint.com allows you to track your bank accounts, credit cards, loans, and investments all in one place. The app, available for the iPhone and Android, lets you view your Mint.com account while on the go.
Managing your personal financial accounts can be tricky, but managing your household expenses can be even tougher. That’s where Doxo comes in. The app allows you to keep track of your utilities, pay bills, and connect to the utility companies for any problems you might be facing.
Gone are the days of keeping your receipts stacked in a shoebox hidden in your closet. Just snap a picture of your receipt and within one business day, all of the information will be extracted from your photo and placed in a secure and readable file on Shoeboxed. The app helps you organize and search for receipts, and the IRS even accepts their digital receipt format. Never worry about losing that important receipt ever again.
Small business owners and freelancers, Office Time may be your new best friend. Available for PC and Mac, these simple and practical apps keep track of billable hours, expenses, and even produce invoices. One more unique feature is that the app can keep track of your time spent on a particular project, along with the cost on a minute-by-minute basis.
Intuit, the company behind this popular tax preparation software describes TurboTax as “GPS for taxes”. Given the functionality of the app, the description fits perfectly. TurboTax offers its services in several pricing tiers to meet nearly everyone’s needs.
A great charting interface coupled with the ability to analyze and view information on individual stocks makes this app great for people who need real-time information on the go. This special feature is quite comprehensive as it combines news, investor relations pages in addition to any custom RSS feed you want into a single, easy-to-navigate page.
StockTwits brings together the list of stocks being tweeted about the most on Twitter and keeps you in the loop on what’s being talked about by traders. If you’re looking for an edge on your trading, and need super-real time info that monitors social conversations around stocks, this is the app for you.
The Bloomberg app allows you to access everything the website has to offer with this all-inclusive app. News, prices, portfolios, and charts are all at your fingertips.
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