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.
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?
Tip Calculator Top Can End Your Meal Right
Like other similar apps for iPhone, Tip Calculator Top is exactly what its name implies — a tip calculator. You can input the amount of the bill, select the percentage you want to tip, and even split the total bill evenly between multiple people and receive an immediate calculation.
Cell Minute Tracker Keeps an Eye on Talk and Text Bills
Cell Minute Tracker, from Pageonce, let's you monitor your AT&T talk and texting message plans so you can make sure you and your family are sticking to plan.
When you first launch Cell Minute Tracker, you’re asked to enter your AT&T Wireless number and password into the designated fields.
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.
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. It's the kind of thing you need in your pocket when you're trying to figure out whether you're better off buying that bottle of perfume in the duty-free shop or on the local economy.
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. This app will give it to you instantly.
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.
CompareMe compares the price of products that come in different weights, volumes, lengths, surface area — British/American or metric — and contrasts them so you can determine what the best deal is.