There’s a first time for almost everything. And that even includes guests posts on this blog! Recently Money Done Right reached out and pitched a few ideas for a guest post to Freedom 33. Because we all know how much I believe in the power of tracking (I decided I need to gain a better water-drinking habit and started tracking daily intake, which led to me drinking an average of almost 4.5L over the last week!), we eventually settled on the topic of personal finance apps.
Not only do I understand the power of tracking our progress – I’ve gotten a handle on my diet, finances, water consumption, driving habits and once upon a time quit smoking this way – but I am always on the lookout for ways to improve the process. I have used Mint for a long time to track my finances, but ultimately still turn to my own spreadsheet as it serves me exactly how I want to be served, and I still haven’t managed to fully bend Mint to my will.
Nevertheless, I am excited to hear about other options that may save me some time and allow me to finally move away from my clunky (but effective) Google Sheets spreadsheet method of tracking my finances.
It can be confusing and overwhelming to start monitoring your money more closely, but there are more tools than ever to help you understand and manage your finances. You can find effective mobile apps to cover a variety of elements of personal finance.
This article will identify four of the most powerful personal finance apps currently available. These are great places to start for anyone new to budgeting. Mobile apps make personal finance more convenient and help you stick to your financial goals.
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