Words by Danitha Jones
Newsflash: The economy is in shambles right now. And seeing how the stock market continues to rise and dip, then comes close to crashing, it’s best to know where your personal finances and capital equities stand. Hey, not everyone can afford a financial planner. That means it’s on you to keep that cash flow tight during these dark financial times. So whether it’s by maintaining a monthly budget or keeping a close eye on stocks—smarten up and put your most valuable possession to good use (your smartphone, of course) by downloading the 5 Best Financial Planning Apps Available For Free.
PageOnce eliminates the need of paper statements and tedious online banking by placing all financial necessities into one spot. Monitor account balances and bills via real-time notifications, as well as pending loans and mortgages. Also take a peak at your frequent flyer miles and investment portfolio from any iPhone or Google-OS device. There’s even an option to track mobile minutes, text, and data usage.
The personal financing tool lets you sync personal accounts (savings, credit cards, 401K, IRAs, etc.) and access finances straight from your smartphone, hassle-free. Look over daily transactions, which the app automatically categories, create manual transactions to keep tabs on cash spending, and receive up-to-date emails and text alerts concerning fees and due dates.
Receive real-time news updates, stock quotes, and company descriptions, along with market trend analysis and price charts. Build your own customized list of stocks to keep tabs on personal investments, while getting timely and accurate updates from the likes of over 30,000 business enthusiasts. Best of all: the Bloomberg app is available on every mobile platform. Sweet!
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This user-friendly app lets you create budget lists, plus breaks down your expenses and income into categories (entertainment, resources, etc.) using pie graphs ala Analysis page. Receive timely alerts, log expenses, and monitor all your accounts on the go. And for those worrying about their spouse or annoying roommate trying to access their financial info, the app offers a passcode feature for security measures.
An FPA that syncs and stores all your financial information onto a cloud sever and exports all financial reports to CSV, Excel, Google Docs, and PDF formats, as well as email? Sick. Analyze expenses and budgets through infographs and watch the app automatically convert your expenses to your domestic currency when traveling international. A smoother user-interface and multiple, custom tags round out the standout features.