Some of The Best Budget Tracking Apps
There is a ton of great budget tracking apps for smartphones/tablets that can help you easily set a budget and log your expenses on the go, but which ones are the financial best of the best?
MoneyWise for Android is an excellent free budgeting app that lets you keep track of your everyday expenses and keep an eye on your cash flow. MoneyWise was named “”The Best Budget-Tracking App For Android”” by LifeHacker, 2012. Set repeating expenses, define your payment periods, and get a quick look at the state of your budget with helpful infographics. With this powerful yet simple to use application you can filter and browse expenses by date, category or account. View graphs and see if you are keeping your budget targets.
iReconcile is a checkbooking, budgeting and reporting app for iOS devices. It’s described as “”the most advances finance management application on the AppStore””, and lets users create budgets, manager multiple accounts, split and reconcile transactions, transfer between accounts, and lots more.
Another app for iOs is called BUDGT ($0.99), and its purpose is helping keep track of expenses “”in a very simple way””, as well as tell a user how much money they can spend each day, based on how much they have already spent during the current month.
Westpac have also recently launched a number of apps, one of them being Budget Planner (available for iPhones only). According to the Westpac website, the new Budget Planner iPhone app is an easy to use tool to help people manage their money better. “”By entering your income and expenses, the Budget Planner app will provide you with a summary of how much money you have left over or if you are spending too much. It also shows you where you are spending your money and how reducing your expenses could help you. You can then set your own goals to help achieve your budget target.””
There is another bank-developed budgeting app (this time by Kiwibank), called heaps!. It can help you see where your money is going, and what your spending habits are; it may be useful for organising your account across numerous banks, categorise your bank transactions, setting and achieving your budgeting goals.