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Managing Your Money with Android Apps

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There are a lot of people who have trouble managing their money.  Some people just can’t seem to keep track of what they are doing while others try, but never seem to be able to properly manage their money.  If you have money management issues then you should consider getting an app for that.  There are a number of Android based appliccations you can use to help you effectively manage your money.

Financisto the Expense Manager

The first app you should consider using is Financisto the Expense Manager.  This application has a number of widgets to use as shortcuts to help manage  your money.  There is a screen on the homepage of the app that allows you to fill in all the transaction details so you can keep track of what you are doing. There is also a New Transfer shortcut that allows you to monitor the money you transfer from one account to another. 

When you fill in a transaction you will be asked to categorise it.  This helps you keep track of all the transactions that you have completed for certain categories.  The app will also keep track of transactions within a set timeframe and to certain people.  The best thing about this app is that you can get it for free.

CWMoney Expense Tracker

CWMoney offers a voice recognition and dictation money tracking service.  There is a correction window that you can use to adjust what the app picks up.  When you dictate your transactions and save them the app will automatically categories and store them.  One of the best features of this application is that you do not have to change pages to record a new transaction.  The speech recognition software in the application allows you to record your transaction on the go. 

There are two versions of this application that you can get.  The first is the free version which offers slightly less than the Pro Version which you have to pay for.

MoneyWise

MoneyWise is perhaps the best money management and tracking application that you can get for Android devices.  The interface of the application is a bit old fashioned when compared to some of the competitors.  However, the different features more than make up for this.  With this app you can create graphs on your spending habits and compare different transactions to each other.  There are also a number of tabs that you can easily navigate to find what you are looking for.

MoneyWise offers a very detailed money management experience.  There are two versions of the application available and they are the free version and the Pro version.

EasyMoney

EasyMoney is by far the most visually appealing of the money management applications.  The interface is rich in features and you are offers a custom keyboard that makes entering your transactions very easy.  You can also set notifications on the app for upcoming payments that you have to make.  You can also colour-code all of your transactions so that you can easily identify and track them.

There are two versions of this application but neither of them are the traditional free version.  The one version is a paid for Pro version and the other is a 30 day free trial.

AndroMoney Expense Tracker

There are many people who do not like all of their financial information limited to their phone or tablet.  If you want to keep track of your finances on your phone, tablet and computer then you should try AndroMoney.  This app allows you to export all of your financial data to a CSV file that can be read by Microsoft Excel.  You can also send the file to Google Drive with the tap of a button.  Once you have exported the file you can audit all of your financial transactions.  This is very easy to do if you have sent it to Google as you can access the data on Google Docs. 

As with most applications there are two versions available.  The first is the free version which has fewer features and the second is the Pro version which you have to pay for.

Droid Wallet

Droid Wallet is a money management application that offers a very easy to use interface.  One of the main features of this application is the recurring transaction feature.  With this feature you can set certain transaction like paying your TV bill to automatically be recorded each month or week.  You can also view all of your transactions within a date range and your incomes and expenses.  You can also export all of your data to a CSV file for analysis on your computer.  This application is completely free to get and download.

Expense Manager

Expense Manager is another complete money management application that you can get.  One of the major features that this application offers which sets it apart from the competition is the Dropbox feature.  You can sync all of your devices to this application free through Dropbox.  This allows you to access and analyse you financial data at any time on ay device that has access to your Dropbox account. 

With this application you can also take a picture of your receipts and store them so that you can keep track of every transaction that you complete.  You are also able to back up your data to your SD card.  This application is free to download.

Keeper

Keeper is perhaps the simplest of these money management applications.  This application offers a minimalistic interface that is very easy to use and keep track of.  You are able to analyse your financial data with the application through the use of charts and graphs.  The application also offers international currency support which includes the use of Bitcoin. 

There are many different Android applications that you can get to help you keep track of your money.  Some of the applications will offer a more detailed approach to money management.  Most applications offer a free basic version which can be upgraded to the pro version. One word of warning: don’t forget your security if dealing with your finances using a MiFi dongle or other wireless device.

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Comments

Oct 1, 2013 5:50am
ICCIEV
Hi,
I do agree with you, with this economics it's important to manage and keep track of your money. Thanks for sharing those tools.
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