If you want to keep track of expenses, calculate investments and take control of your money, be sure to check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Finance Apps for iPhone and iPad. For everything else, read on for current news and reviews of finance applications from the App Store.
Virtual Stock Market Lets You Really Play the Stock Market
Virtual Stock Market, from Rahul Saraf and Rajat Gupta differ in a number of ways than similar stock market apps I’ve looked at in recent times. The first is that it's $0.99, which is inexpensive as far as this genre of app goes.1
PortfolioLive Helps You Keep Track of Stock Winners and Losers
PortfolioLive, from Turing Studios, is an app that stock market players and would-be stock investors will find is an easy-to-use way to keep track of their gains and, more likely these days, their losses.
BudgetCare Lets You Know Where the Bucks Stop
BudgetCare, from Suponix, is just the right app for the dark economic times in which we live. BudgetCare sets out to make it easy for you to monitor your budget, track your expenses and keep a watchful eye on how well you're sticking to your plan.
Gold Bug Vault is Perfect for Gold Fingers
If James Bond hadn't done him in, Auric Goldfinger would have been the first in line to buy Gold Bug Vault, from Sawa Digital. Gold Bug Vault retrieves gold prices in real time and calculates the worth of your holdings up to nine figures.
Property Evaluator Gives You an Insider's Look at Cashing in On the Housing Market Crisis
Property Evaluator aims to make investing in real estate simpler, whether it's flipping houses or buying a first home. One man's misery, is another man's fortune, the old saying goes, and that's never been more true than in difficult economic times.
Currency Converter: Find Your Money's Worth in 200 currencies
Currency Converter, from dev Paolo Grifantini, is one of several similar apps in the App Store designed to convert dollars into dinars, drachmae, dirhams or some other denomination.
For iPhone Users, iXpenseIt is a Most Useful Mobile Expense Tracker
iXpenseIt - In my opinion, an expense tracking and budgeting software program that appeals to all users for all purposes simply does not exist. It would be difficult to define all the small details required of a one-size-fits-all due to the individual differences in personal budgeting styles.
Loan Plan - Amortization Calculator Helps You Get Things in Order
Recently, a plethora of apps that help people manage their personal finances have found their way to the App Store. Loan Plan is an app that helps you manage your budget efficiently. If you're excited about buying a car and don't have Suzie Orman around as the voice of reason.
CompareMe is a Good Calculator for Hard Economic Times
I'm a born and bred haggler. I'm already planning to haggle my way into Heaven (I've led a wicked life). When I go, I might take codedifferent's CompareMe with me just to be safe.
If You Use Mint, You Could Lose a Mint
"We're having issues right now." Yeah, me too. I'm trying to set up my financial accounts on Mint.com so I can test drive its new Mint app and it hasn't been easy so far. I managed to set up my bank and a PayPal accounts in about 10 minutes, but it's another story with my credit card. Mint.
LoanPad Offers Great Way to Compare Different Loans
LoanPad is a useful assistant to anyone thinking about a loan or paying a loan. The first iPhone app by developer centerThread, loanPad offers the possibility of analyzing different loan scenarios and it lets the user save numerous loans to compare or manage.
Mobile Banking Apps Let Users Track Their Finances Securely
On the scene for a while now, Bank of America was one of the first banks to get out an application for the iPhone. I remember having their application when it was just a web app. Not much has changed since it was a web app.
StockRazor Serves Up Investment Info on the iPhone... For a Limted Time
Atlanta-based Ockham Research delivered its StockRazor to the App Store this week. It is the first mobile application to offer equity research ratings. The powerhouse firm with a research catalog of more than 55,000 companies will offer 80 new stock ideas a week to iPhone users.
Tipulator is Sweet Like Candy at the End of Your Meal
If there's anything that Apple has taught us over the years it's that users are willing to pay for a great user experience. Such is the case with Tipulator. Sure, there are free tips calculators in the app store and sure, Tipulator doesn't offer any extra-special features.
Bloomberg is a Must Have App for Business Professionals
For financial market news, Bloomberg is second to none. The iPhone app is an excellent resource for stock quotes and business news on the go, and provides a template on how a good news service should be ported to the iPhone.