Top Budgeting Apps to Help Manage Your Finances

Preparing a budget can be time consuming and sometimes a little boring but we here at Sage Personal Finance have compiled a few budget friendly apps to make the process a little easier and a bit more fun for tech-savvy folks.

Below is our guide to help you easily compare which apps will work the best for your device and your needs:

 

APP: Mint

PLATFORM: Android, iOS

COST: Free

CALENDAR VIEW?: No

REMINDERS: Email/text alerts of low balance, due dates and unusual activity

BILL PAY FEATURE: None

DETAILS:

• See all your personal finance accounts—checking, savings, and credit cards.
• Automatically categorizes transactions.
• Charts and graphs show you at a glance where you’re spending. (tablet only)
• Track your budget.
• Track your cash spending.
• View finances offline. The app stores information from your latest download. (tablet only)
• Get email or text alerts that notify you of upcoming bills, fees, low balances, unusual activity and more.

 

APP: Manilla

PLATFORM: Android

COST: Free

CALENDAR VIEW?: Yes

REMINDERS: Due Dates

BILL PAY FEATURE: None

DETAILS:

Everything in one place
Securely manage and monitor all your bills, finances, travel rewards & subscriptions
Automatic reminders to help you avoid late fees
Organized document storage for bills, statements, notices & offers
Single password log in

 

APP: Check

PLATFORM: Android, iOS

COST: Free

CALENDAR VIEW?: Yes

REMINDERS: Alerts for due dates and low funds

BILL PAY FEATURE: On the spot or free scheduling from within App

DETAILS:

• Get reminders when bills are due
• Pay on the spot and schedule bill payments for free
• Conveniently pay bills with a bank account or credit card*
• See all your bills & accounts in one centralized place
• Receive alerts when funds are low or credit limits are near

 

APP: Lemon Wallet

PLATFORM: iOS

COST: Free

CALENDAR VIEW?: No

REMINDERS: None

BILL PAY FEATURE: None

DETAILS:

Take a picture of everything in your wallet, and let Lemon create a digital version allowing you to:
• Store your cards in the cloud and always have a backup
• Make your wallet interactive, with real-time balance• Save at retailers with special offers
• Earn merchant rewards

 

APP: Checkbook

PLATFORM: Android

COST: Free

CALENDAR VIEW?: No

REMINDERS: None

BILL PAY FEATURE: None

DETAILS:

Checkbook is an app you can use in place of a paper checkbook and makes it easier than you think to handle your finances.

 

 

APP: Bills

PLATFORM: Android, iOS

COST: $1.99

CALENDAR VIEW?: Yes

REMINDERS: Yes

BILL PAY FEATURE: Yes

DETAILS:

Set a figure indicating how much you want to spend this month (by tapping the progress bar). Mark days on the calendar when you need to pay for anything or buy anything. Roll the calendar up and down by tapping the yellow arrow below it! Then when you have paid the bill off, approve it quickly (you may also approve it partially and reschedule the rest of the payment). Easily filter your bills and payments to see your planned, overdue and paid expenses & bills.

 

 

APP: Budget Planner

PLATFORM: Android, iOS

COST: $1.99

CALENDAR VIEW?: Yes

REMINDERS: Yes

BILL PAY FEATURE: Yes

DETAILS:

TRANSACTIONS ON THE FLY, MONEY TRANSFERS, BUDGET TRACKING, PLOT GRAPH, 6 MONTH SPREADSHEET, BILL REMINDERS and more…

 

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