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.
Useful iPhone Apps for Budgeting and Taking Control of Your Money
Let's face it: the economy is in a slump, and these days getting the most out of every cent really matters. Some people make ends meet with a second job, others cut costs and make their lifestyle as frugal as possible.
iAllowance Helps Families Track Chores, Rewards and Allowances
Parents looking for a viable system for tracking their children’s allowance, rewards or chores might want to check out iAllowance by Jump Gap Software. Available for iPhone and iPad, iAllowance has several tracking and editing features for managing data along with the ability to sync across multiple devices using Dropbox.
Currency Banknotes Shows the Value of Money with 1000 Images of Paper Bills
Currency Banknotes can convert currencies as quickly and easily as any other conversion app in the market. The kicker though, is the app's special feature that showcases banknote images together with the conversion rates.
Portfolio Mobile for iPad Adds More Features With Less Fuss
Bare Reef has updated its iPad stock portfolio management application with a new user interface design that aims to simplify use. The redesign reduces on-screen clutter by organizing functionality into several major areas focused on market activity, tracked positions and research features.
Radical Math Apps for Number Nerds and Finance Geeks
It’s no secret that nerds of all varieties have a safe haven in the App Store. While much attention has been given to the glamorous nerd kingdoms of comic books and science fiction, the more practical skill set of knowing how to manipulate figures, make wise investment choices, and plot coordinates on a chart has not yet had its day in the sun.
Filing your Taxes is Dead Simple with TurboTax SnapTax
TurboTax SnapTax is a novel and convenient way to do your taxes, requiring only your iPhone and whatever W-2’s your employer sent in the mail. While it might not be the most cost-effective option out there, and it certainly will not work with every tax bracket, SnapTax is sure to find an adoring group of users who are too busy to do taxes the old fashioned way.
5 Ways to Make Money With iPhone Apps
This list of money-making apps turns the tables on how to make money in the App Store. Instead of you paying for the app, how about letting the app pay you?
Balance Forecasting Gets Upgraded With More Tools for Bill Management
A favorite personal finance app has undergone a digital makeover so that you can undergo a financial one. Originally available for download as Balance Forecasting, the new and improved Bills and Balance Forecasting w/Reminders is now free for download and use for up to six line items.
Get a Free Insurance Discount Code with Insure Me
Insure Me is an app aimed at helping people find iPhone insurance at a special discounted rate to guard against theft and damage. While theft and damage are both real possibilities for iPhone users, there is such a thing as handset replacement insurance available through your wireless carrier.
Balance Forecasting a Good Start for Personal Budgeting
Tough economic times or not, financial experts are constantly reminding us of the importance of having a budget to manage bills and to find money to save. If you’re one of those people who find budgeting akin to a root canal, then check out Balance Forecasting, a new app from Robert Chitoiu.
Appitudez Financial Calculator is a Killer Tool
Appitudez Financial Calculators is an excellent collection of consumer and business tools that should serve the needs of those shopping for a loan, car, or investment. Businesspeople who need to break down financial numbers while away from the computer are also likely to find it incredibly useful.
Cash Trails - Expense Tracker is Hot on the Trail of Where Your Money Goes
Over time, the App Store has grown exponentially with an array of personal finance utilities for tracking expenses and budgeting. I’ve always been a firm believer that it is difficult to find a one-size-fits-all expense tracker because of the different styles of budgeting and organizing expenses.
InvestCalc Gives a Detailed View of Financial Future
InvestCalc is a handy calculator app that (unsurprisingly) provides users with the ability to calculate how their money might grow over the life of an investment. The app can also calculate debts such as long-term loans and provides an amazing amount of financial insight for $0.99.
Track and Organize Finances with moneyStrands
Like its competitors, moneyStrands organizes all of your various banking and investment accounts into one web application. The moneyStrands iPhone app is an extension of the web interface, with a user-friendly design so you can keep tabs of your account while on the go.
LottoFetch Works Great for a Narrow Audience
Every time I buy a lottery ticket, I start dreaming about how I am going to spend my 25 million dollars only to have my hopes shattered when my numbers are not drawn. In order to avoid that painful disappointment, I do not play the lottery often.