New advances in technology have made finance management easier than ever. Instead of keeping track of bills, receipts and forms, everything is digital now.
Some comparison websites offer various calculators and comparison services that are there to help you make the best financial decisions possible.
Even more convenient than desktop computers, it is now possible to manage your finances on smart phones or tablets. You can enter in expenses as you go or you can make calculations in seconds.
If you have an iPad or iPod, you may want to consider downloading some of these handy apps. They could make your life much easier and help you gain control over your finances.
Top 5 iPhone & iPad Apps To Control Your Finances
XpenseTracker - Expense Tracker & Mileage Log by Silver Software
This app is an expense tracker that is extremely easy to use and has many different features. It allows users to log information such as payments, date, category and client. Users can sort their information by category as well as view the running total. Other features include a calculator, worldwide currency options and mileage tracking.
Perhaps the best feature that XpenseTracker offers is the ability to export your expenses. You can either email them or export them to your desktop for use in Excel.
This allows users to keep track of expenses while away from home and automatically log them into their existing spreadsheet budget when they return. XpenseTracker is available for download from the iTunes App Store for $4.99.
iHandy Tip Calculator by iHandySoft Inc.
If you love to dine at restaurants with friends, you will absolutely love this app. This app is extremely simple to use and is available for only $0.99 at the iTunes App Store.
iHandy Tip Calculator allows users to split the bill among friends and choose a percentage for the tip. Users can swipe the finger to select values and the calculator will automatically calculate how much money each person should pay including tip costs.
Spreadsheet by App Authors
This application provides an easy way to create spreadsheets using your iPhone or iPod Touch. It works just like Excel, so you can create budgets and track expenses just as you do on your desktop computer. It has all of the features that Excel lovers are accustomed to, such as cell formatting, copy/paste, cell types and mathematical functions.
This application also allows users to export the spreadsheet to their desktops over Wi-Fi. Spreadsheet can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for $7.99.
StockWatch - Portfolio Tracking & Stock Market Quotes by Toughturtle
If you are an investor who religiously checks the stock market, you are going to love StockWatch. With StockWatch, you can easily track and research stocks using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. StockWatch allows users to track unlimited stocks, bonds, mutual funds and futures.
Other features include news updates, charts, symbol information and a service that allows users to share user information with other devices. StockWatch is available for $0.99.
Checkbook HD by ibearsoft
Checkbook HD is an expense tracking app that contains all of your accounts and a list of all transactions that you make. You can use this app to keep track of your balances so that you do not overspend.
This app also includes tools that enable the user to create pie graphs of their expenses. This app is available for download for $1.99.