Learn How To Budget And (Actually) Save Money With 3 Easy-To-Use Apps
March 28, 2016
Most people have a tendency to spend a good portion of the money they earn. Of course, it’s nice to treat yourself to things every once in a while but if it becomes a habit, you’re going to have a difficult time saving money. If you want to save up money for an apartment, wedding, a new pair of shoes, etc. then it’s really important you make yourself a budget. Fortunately, with the technology of today, there are a bunch of apps that help you create a budget that’s easy to live with. Here are three apps that will save you money.
Mint. This app pulls all your banking information into the app/website and it keeps track of all your spending. You can create personalized budgets and goals. You can also view your credit score, 401K, student loans and more. Plus, Mint uses the same security behind TurboTax and Quicken, so it’s safe to enter your banking information.
GoodBudget. If you use an envelope system for saving money, then this is the app for you. GoodBudget is based off the idea of the envelope budgeting method. Your spending can be synced across many devices so this is a great app to use with roommates or your partner because everyone will be on the same page when it comes to spending habits.
Daily Budget. This app calculates your daily budget based on your income and fixed costs. You can even create wishes for larger purchases in the future. There are charts to help you understand your spending habits, plus you can see your projected savings. Daily Budget is user-friendly and takes the headache out of budgeting.