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There aren’t too many things that you can’t get an app for, but some of the most useful iPhone apps in the App Store deal with personal finance. We can all use a little help when it comes to managing our money effectively. There are some great options to help you create and stick to a budget that you can afford. You can track expenses as you go to ensure that you don’t get a nasty shock at the end of the month. You can even bank through your iPhone now using apps that can scan checks, help you pay your bills and keep an eye on your balance.
Accounting and budgeting is something that becomes more difficult the longer you leave it. If you get your personal finances in order now, and make sure you are sticking to a budget you can afford, then you’ll have real peace of mind. Being able to track expenses and deal with banking on your iPhone is the ultimate in convenience.
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There are some fantastic personal finance apps right here and every one of them is completely free. It won’t cost you a cent to get your finances in order. Whether you want to create a budget, check on your stock portfolio, or just set up simple bill reminders you’ll find a solution here.
The majority of big banks offer some kind of mobile banking iPhone app now and this round-up takes a look at a few of them. There are apps for Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, TD Bank and even PayPal.
The biggest purchase that most of us ever make is property. With these handy apps you can quickly calculate the repayments for a loan, find out how much interest you will pay, and add in additional expenses so you can see just how much you can afford to borrow.
There are a lot of expense tracker apps in the App Store and this round-up highlights five of your best options. By entering your expenditure information you can keep detailed records and also calculate exactly where your money goes every month.
Sadly inflation can seriously reduce the value of our investments. If you want to know how much that nest egg will really be worth in ten or twenty years’ time, or you want to see how much it will cost to pay your child through college, then it’s best to check using an inflation app.
If you’re interested in ways that your iPhone can help you to save money then this app round-up is a must read. You’ll find three great apps that give you access to great deals and allow you to make savings on everything from gym memberships to your weekly shopping.
We all have a number of different accounts now that require individual passwords and it is best to choose complex passwords for security reasons. This can make remembering them all very difficult, and writing them down defeats the purpose, so why not use a password manager? These apps can securely store all of your passwords on your iPhone.
If you need to be able to process credit card payments securely then you’ll be pleased to learn that you can use your iPhone to do it. These secure apps all offer the ability to accept credit card payments from your customers and they’ll keep a handy log of the transactions.
This app offers the same features as the web-based service, but makes them mobile. You can track your expenses on your iPhone and check exactly how much cash you have left, at a glance. It’s accessible, intuitive to use, and it can really help to prevent you from overspending.
This app is really designed for Nationwide Insurance customers and it is geared towards helping you with any car troubles or accidents you might have. In financial terms it allows you to check your auto claims history, find an agent to make a claim and find a recommended repair shop. It also provides you with all of your insurance information right there on your iPhone display.
The Chase Mobile Banking app lets you check up on accounts, pay credit card bills, transfer money and locate branches and ATMs. You can even use the iPhone camera to deposit checks. The app is also free.
This review takes a close look at a budget management app that is designed to help you stay on top of your finances. It offers a wide array of handy features and is well worth a look.
Do you know of a great personal finance app or banking app on the iPhone? Post a comment and tell us about it.
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