With the arrival of smartphones, it’s become increasingly easy to do just about anything you want using a whole host of useful, exciting, and entertaining apps. There are apps for almost anything and everything, such as managing your personal music collection, finding the best deals, and much more.
Did you also know that you can also effortlessly and securely manage your money directly from your very own smartphone? There is a bountiful amount of personal finance apps readily available on Google Play for Android (and iTunes for iPhone) which allow you to fill out your taxes, budget for the week, send money to friends and family and much more. However, with so many personal finance apps to choose from, we decided to whittle the list down to just nine of our favorites.
Mint for Android
Mint is more than likely one of the most widely used and popular personal finance apps currently on the market, Intuit’s Mint provides users with a complete real-time look their finances, loans, credit cards and even bank accounts.
Mint is capable of automatically tracking your entire spending before making the data manageable and is even capable of alerting you when you are approaching your budget limit or when you have gone over. With useful charts and graphs, all the data you need is clearly visible with a friendly and easy to use interface.
View Mint on Google Play
2. My Budget Book
My Budget Book for Android
My Budget Book is a great app for managing your personal expenses. It allows users to create personal budget goals for different periods of time throughout the day, week, or month. This could be anything from limiting your spending on takeaways, or perhaps your personal spend on shoe shopping.
My Budget Book also comes with a fantastic import feature that allows you to import existing data by importing files via an easy to use and widely recognized CSV import.
View My Budget Book on Google Play
PayPal for Android
PayPal is often everyone’s “go to” platform when it involves sending money or making a purchase. PayPal is a quick, secure, and effortless way to make payments online to thousands of merchants online. Let’s not forget that you can also transfer money to friends and family absolutely free and many brick and mortar stores will also accept PayPal payments.
View PayPal Mobile on Google Play
4. Cash Droid
Cash Droid for Android
Cash Droid is one of the old but favourite apps around, but it still includes personal finance features such as currency, payees, category management, and much more. All data can be simplified and can be exported to the likes of Dropbox or personal electronic local storage devices.
View Cash Droid on Google Play
Venmo for Android
Venmo is a great and easy way for users to send money to both friends and family. The money can also be passed on in the touch of a button and is incredibly slick and simple. It also includes features that can be utilized in order to split bills such as a roommate’s rent or a night out on the town.
View Venmo on Google Play
6. You Need A Budget
You Need a Budget App
You Need A Budget app is free to use but will require the user to purchase desktop software for it to work fully. Nevertheless, the app is great for helping users to manage their finances and helps to keep budgets in check. Not only does the app provide users with real-time updates but it can be linked with the cloud for quick use.
View You Need A Budget on Google Play
Moneywise Android App
Moneywise is able to support multiple accounts along with a vast number of currencies and is available in many different languages. You can also use Moneywise without registering an account, this means you aren’t tied or linked to their service. Along with a built-in calculator, appealing charts and graphics, it’s a very simple and easy app to use.
View Moneywise on Google Play
8. Monefy Pro
Monefy Pro for Android
Monefy Pro is great for tracking expenses, it’s quick, simple, and easy to use and allows you to sync all of your expense details with your Dropbox account, which means everything is backed up and secure. With an attractive and easy to use interface it would be rude not to place Monefy Pro on this list.
View Monefy Pro on Google Play
And last but not least…
Wallet App for Android
Wallet is ideal when it comes down to finance. With the ability to share multiple accounts, the app is also capable of syncing with The Cloud which ensures all your data is backed up and can be used on a variety of platforms whenever and wherever you may need it.
Wallet is also capable of tracking and managing the likes of shopping lists, any debts and can also budget for you. With Wallet you can expect beautiful graphs and charts along with quick and simple reporting and exporting features too.
View Wallet on Google Play
So did we miss anything? Any upcoming budgeting or personal finance apps for Android that you’d like to point out? Let us know in the comments below.