There are a number of great iPhone finance-related apps in the marketplace, but none are as important as those that help you secure you and your family’s financial future. We typically don’t like to think too far ahead, especially in terms of our own retirement, or worse still – our death. However, with a great range of pensions, annuities and life insurance products, the sooner you start planning the better your future will be.
Mint.com has been helping people with their finances since September 2007 and is recognised as one of the leading finance websites in the world. In fact, they have won countless awards and accolades from Money Top Pick, Kiplinger’s PC Magazine, CNN Money, The Webby’s and many more. They currently have over 10 million users on their website and pretty much offer the best online financial tools you are likely to find anywhere. So, it was only a matter of time before iPhone users got a chance to sample the goods!
Staying on top of finances and monitoring our budgets is more important than ever in the current economic climate and anything that can help us do this is always going to be worthy of attention. As an iPhone owner, you are blessed with having the tools you need for managing personal finances just a few clicks away in the iOS store. Here are the top 5 apps for managing personal finances on the Apple iPhone, some are free and some are available at a small price, but all are useful.
Not paying bills on time and the charges that are passed on to you by the company’s that you owe can be a big drain on finances. Bill Assistant can help you avoid these charges by sending you alerts when bills need paying and providing you with information such as how much you owe to a certain company. This app will also keep a record of you past payment history for future reference. You can pick up Bill Assistant for just £0.69.
This clever little £1.99 app can help you remain in full control of multiple bank accounts by providing you with the platform to monitor each of your accounts at one. Each account is given an icon that will change colour in relation to the financial health of your bank balance. It can also be set up to give you alerts about your money and the incomings and outgoings of your accounts. Well worth having.