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The Easy World of Modern Budgeting: Budgeting Apps and Software

By Edited Mar 12, 2016 0 0

Everybody knows that creating and balancing a budget is so difficult. Most of the time, failure of a budget turns as a reason company heads are stressed for not upgrading their factory’s machineries and equipment and couples fight over a long shopping list.

Previously, many people tried using some type of ledger or note taking to create a family or business record of expenses. Today, with the advent of technology, these notes have been substituted by computer software and Internet applications. Undeniably, nowadays keeping a personal, family or business budget is no longer a stressful task.

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The Internet has been a pool of various online applications, free and commercial ones. There are also open source and online web applications. Some of these are budget planning applications and software programs intended to swiftly organize and keep track of any form of budget. Here are some magnificent and outstanding budgeting software programs available. 

1. AceMoney Lite

This software is popular for its “personal financial manager” application. The differential options it provides make managing your personal budget a breeze. Acemoney Lite helps you in managing and systematizing your expenses accurately and swiftly. In addition, you can also keep a history of your personal spending, formulate and create personal financial reports, generate pie charts and keep track of any form of bank processing. Furthermore, the app also provides a personalized interface that can suit your very own necessities, follow stock movements and use any online-banking actions.  

2. SimpleD

One of the available open source applications that is intended to put away your budgeting worries. This program is downloadable from the Internet. Once it is installed, SimpleD will use your computer’s main system to estimate and offer you essential choices for your financial evaluation. The interface of this program is so simple that exploring it and familiarizing will take only a couple of hours. There are a lot of user-friendly options represented by the program’s buttons and icons. With a very simple language interface, navigating the software will be an ease. SimpleD will definitely help you in balancing checks, paying monthly expenses or bills, and increasing saving percentage. Another good thing for this software is that it can be easily used and stored in any portable storage device.

3. Checkbook Ease

Checkbook Ease is a very simple app that offers a variety of choice which prompts you to organize your personal budget in no time at all. This user-friendly application makes you create daily, weekly or monthly tracking your budget in the form of summaries, charts or archives. It also maintains a record of your bank transactions. It also offers a simple daily planner and schedule program. The magnificent interface of this product makes you choose between a novice budgeter and an all-time pro planner.


4. GetRichSlowly

This application is delivered to you in a spreadsheet format. It can be used in Microsoft Excel or Google Documents. This program is generally designed as budget planning software. The planner one can create with this program can make you track any of your financial transactions, plan ahead of your daily, weekly, or monthly budget, and create a copy of any financial report instantaneously. The program is able to store data for about a solid year and a very good reference for any future financial planning. The program may seem not appear to be simple but as you go on with it, you will familiarize yourself through navigating and using the repetitive commands like a normal spreadsheet file or program. This software may not seem with a very attractive format but the feature it offers generally speaks of its absolute usefulness in personal budgeting. This program definitely offers only the main foundation of any budgeting software and apps out there.

5. Mint

This budgeting program is an online application that fuses any financial transactions you’ve made with the Internet. It makes you trace your daily expenditures easily and at the same time quantifies your countless financial movements per week. This is a great program also in giving monetary advice as you input your income and expenses. Some might think that this online browser budgeting application may expose your financial statements into web public, it is proven safe and secured. The moment you’ve created your account and putted your personal budget accounts, only you alone will gain access then. The great thing about Mint being an online and browser budgeting program is that you can reach it anywhere as long as there’s an Internet connection.

6. Grisbi

This program is one of the other GNU GPL open-source budget applications out there. It offers great futures and makes you create multiple accounts, statements and reports. The interface of the program is generally useful, simple and attractive. Though the program doesn’t offer any user help function, it may take a while for you to enjoy all the program’s features and functions. Generally, the software is so flexible in performing a variety of operations in terms of its full capacities and budget accommodations. Not only that, it offers file encryption too. However, you must not be able to forget any of your account passwords as it will definitely bring also to a loss of your created financial plans

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7. HomeBank

This is a good budgeting software due to its feature-enriched interface. It makes you to keep track of any of your expenses, incomes and assets. It can also make you do any kind of report operations. It may be difficult for a starting user to use this program due to the unavailability of a user help file. You may look for online guides to fully grasp the features and operations offered by this budgeting software. 

 8. GFP

This budgeting software offers many transaction tracking and report options. The interface of this program is generally user-friendly; this is thanks to its available user help feature. With a gentle learning curve, it is very advisable to be used by both professionals and novices.

9. Money Maker Ex

This is a magnificent budgeting software that makes you create multiple financial transactions, products, reports and accounts instantaneously. With the available help options, you may fully use the extensive features and operations this program has to offer. It is also good in any computer operating systems available. The features of this program though may lack from the automatic financial tracking and download commodities other programs have to offer to its users. It also doesn’t offer any account encryption which makes security an issue.

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There are a lot of full-featured and straightforward budgeting software and programs out there. The important thing to remember when picking the right application for your personal use is that it should offer fair to great financial tracking backed with excellent reporting operations and security insurance.

Thanks to these budgeting applications, budgeting and financial tracking has never really been this easy!



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