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.
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.
Mortgage Calculators to Help You Buy Low and Sell High
Mortgage and loan calculators – A real estate agent told me recently that she’s seen a small uptick in house sales in my little town. Along with most Americans who own, or plan to buy, homes, my wife and I are always worrying how the current economy will affect us.
iProtect - Serious Investors Only Need Apply
New app iProtect is for the serious investor. It serves as a risk calculator for making investment decisions by taking a variety of factors into consideration. While iProtect makes use of some sophisticated calculations to return an investment strategy, the current feature set does not match up with the level of service that it promises.
Kids Allowance App Motivates Children by Tracking Rewards
Categorized as a finance app, Kids Allowance (formerly Kids Allowance and Rewards) could also fall into the category of productivity because when it comes to kids, a reward system is one of the best motivators.
Historical Currency Converter Makes Sense Over Time
Historical Currency Converter, from WFTSoft, puts a new spin on your ordinary, everyday money changer app. You can use the Historical Currency Converter to calculate the conversion rates for the world’s top currencies — US Dollar, Japanese Yen, British Sterling and the Euro — from January 1971 to the present day.
Coupon Sherpa Is Here To Help You Save
The old saying goes "you have to spend money to make money." With Coupon Sherpa, you have to spend money to save money, it's up to you to decide whether the $1.99 price tag is worth it. My guess?