Can’t seem to hold on to your paycheck long enough for you to pinpoint how much you earn? Well, managing your finances isn’t exactly something taught in school but not to worry, there are plenty of smartphone apps that can help you take control your finances, help you spend within a budget and maybe even leave you with some savings at the end of the month.
What better way to take note of your expenses and payments by keep tabs on your money with your smartphone. We’ve compiled a list of 20 money-managing apps for your Android to help you better control your expenditure, watch where your cashflow is heading and try to keep you from getting broke.
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Our top 5
The thing about MoneyWise is, although the interface is rather old school, the way their features are presented works. This app is very helpful in helping you understand your financial standing and of course that is the main purpose to keep track on your financials.
On top of a lot of helpful features, one handy one is the Graph section, which allows us to highlight one set of data against another. Paired with MoneyWise ‘tags’ features, you can do just that by selecting the records you want compared. If you are in need of a serious app that will enable you to project your finances in a detailed and informative way, MoneyWise is the best choice.
Keep transactions easy via shortcuts, with the Financisto ‘New Transaction’ widget. A tap from your homescreen will show you a table for you to fill in with details of your current transaction. There is also a shortcut called ‘New Transfer’, which lets you transfer your money from one account to another, very convenient for accounting purposes.
Another feature worth mentioning is a tab in the app called ‘Blotter’ which records your every transactions (and even your accounts) under a single page. You get a list of registry with icons indicating where your money is flowing to better keep track of your cash flow.
EasyMoney is a pretty app that comes with a rich interface and also an inbuilt custom keyboard to make it easier for user to key in numbers for their transactions. You can set to send notifications for upcoming bills (and overdue ones) and even color-code your financial details to help you better screen through your budget needs.
EasyMoney also lets you conduct split transactions. You first set the total amount of a transaction, and the splitting is done one category at a time, until you have settled the full total.
If you prefer to keep track of your money on your Android devices and laptop (or PC), try Andro Money. Through AndroMoney, you can export your data to a CSV file to be accessed on Microsoft Excel or Google Drive in just a few taps.
Especially with the Google Docs feature, you can immediately audit your account on any Web browser once you get into your Google Doc. This feature is definitely useful to people who want complete control of their accounts any time.
Use speech recognition to dictate text (with the help of a correction window), all within a simple page for Expenses, Income, Data Manager and Report. You can just as easily save your transaction and proceed to record another without having to open the page again.
The inbuilt speech recognition is also perfect for people who are often in a hurry of putting together a record with remarks.
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Categories and sub categories are all provided as soon as you open the app. Just waiting for you to fill in the blank according to your spending.
All kinds of reports related to your accounts so you can start summarizing your accounts by category, project, payees, items, accounts, currency, expenses, income or look for cash flow forecast, monthly analysis and transactions list reports.
Drag an icon to the categories you spend your money in to create transactions. Also comes with an automatic budget planner that will get adjusted automatically.
Easier to identify your spending through colorful categories and the pie chart view helps a lot in understanding a summary of your expenditure.
Allows creation of multiple books to handle your transactions and a feature to view accumulative amounts of all accounts in one glance.
Yet another money manager app, but a nice new feature is recurring transactions. Have your bills automatically added each month or weekly, or how as often as you want it to be.
An app to control your month expenses and keep things basic and simple.
Set up multiple accounts with detailed search features plus the ability to sync your device through Dropbox all for free.
You can decide on the number of persons that can share the expenses and add their name to make it easier for you to collect or clear payments.
Comes with minimalistic widgets and especially detailed categories that most people often overlook.
This app has features like reminders, auto payment and recurring payment options.
It can create shortcuts to your Android homescreen for quick access to your income, expenses, tools and notes easily, plus a small widget for your income and expenses summary.
Catchy interface and detailed calendars that provide you with the day of the week so that you can easily tell whether you spent the amount during weekdays or weekend.
In a hurry? This app lets you add the amount of a transaction first then fill in the details later via reminders.
If you are seeking to turn your accounts into a fancy colorful graph with advanced filters, you can use this app to manage your graph and view the data according to your choice.