If you think tax season is the only time you need to think about your finances, think again. Keeping track of your finances is a year round endeavor. There’s no better time to get organized than now, and there’s no better finance apps than the ones on this list.
For people with a smartphone in their pocket, there are endless possibilities to getting and staying organized. Try a few apps and see which one fits your needs the best.
Read on to discover 6 of the best finance apps on the market.
Mint is an app that helps you track, manage and create a budget. The app can be linked to your financial accounts to automatically update the information. You can also track your investments within the app for one-stop financial shopping.
With Credit Karma, you can track your credit score, manage loans and more. This is one of the only apps where you can get free access to your credit score without needing a credit card. There really isn’t a catch, it’s your credit score, delivered to you for free.
Within Credit Karma is a credit score simulator. It will show you what will happen to your credit score if you miss a payment, get a car loan or add a new credit card. There’s also a credit report card where you can see what specific changes or improvements you need to make to raise your score.
If you’re planning on buying a house, refinancing or getting a car loan in the future, keeping tabs on your credit score is imperative and this app helps you do just that.
If you’re a shopper on the go you’ll love Paycloud. The mobile app allows you to earn rewards at countless businesses nationwide. So rather than have a bunch of rewards cards for a bunch of stores, each of them slowly earning points, you can shop at participating retailers and earn rewards faster with Paycloud.
This pocket-sized shopper can save you loads of money at the store. When you find an item you want to buy, you scan the barcode and the app will show you the best deal available at other stores or online.
The app can also store your loyalty cards within the app so you’ll never miss out on an opportunity to earn points.
If your car is one of your major expenses, you need the Gas Cubby app. The app helps you keep track of mileage and car maintenance records so you can track and monitor a number of things to keep your car running smoothly and efficiently.
With the app you’ll clearly be able to see how much you’re spending on gas per day, how much you’re spending per mile and will keep track of gas prices too.
If you ever struggle to calculate the tip at a restaurant, fear not. The tip calculator app will figure the tip for you. You choose the quality of service you receive, how many people in your party will split the tip and instantly it will tell you how much is the total tip and how much each person should chip in.