What is your favorite budgeting software?
I am trying to learn to budget. Part 1, in which I learn about new tools
(Updated April 2020)
Was browsing thru the Twitters when I saw a question from Josh Pigford, who always has interesting stuff. He asked:
I also saw a similar question from Austin Craig:
There were some interesting responses, that I hadn’t seen before. I decided to do some basic research on price and features, and capture the cool ones and write them up here.
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- Half Dollar Co (☠️)
- Personal Capital
- Google Sheets
- TinyMoney (☠️)
- Lunch Money
- Fiskal App
There were quite a few people who recommended You Need A Budget.
Price: $6.99 per month.
Stop living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt, and save more money. Award-winning software coupled with a tried and…
I have never heard of 22Seven. It looks like a mobile first app. Made by Old Mutual which is a banking and life insurance company out of South Africa.
Price: Free. They want you to use them for investing which has fees.
22seven is a free budgeting & investing app that helps you manage your money more easily and invest it more smartly.
Half Dollar Co (Dead)
Never heard of this company. Looks like clean simple budgeting.
Price: Free version. Pro is $10 per month
I actually use Personal Capital, didn’t know about their budgeting side. I just use it for a bird’s eye view of where and how much I have in various
Price: Free, they want you to invest with them.
Financial Software and Wealth Management | Personal Capital
Take control of your money now with Personal Capital. Manage assets and investments, get objective advice and…
Never heard of Toshl (which fails the party name test) Mobile first.
Price: Free version. Pro is $2.99 per month, Ultra Pro is $4.99 per month.
Know your finances. Have fun! Track your expenses, organize bills and budget. Personal finances the easy way, with apps…
A few recommended just doing it yourself in Google Sheets
Price: Free (Google gets your data and monetizes it that way)
Tiller looks really cool. Pulls your banking info into Google Sheets.
Price: $5 per month
Automated Financial Google Sheet Templates by Tiller Money
Financial spreadsheets powered by Tiller give you ultimate control to track spending, make a budget, and manage your…
Looks like it could be the best of both worlds if you want the flexibility of Google Sheets but automation.
Some people really like this.
I used to use Mint. It was amazing back in the day. But it seems to have completely stagnated. I had troubles keeping my business and personal accounts straight and the alerts come like days after things happen. But some people still love it.
Price: Free they give you Credit card and other financial offers.
Mint: Money, Bill Pay, Credit Score & Investing
Manage your money, pay your bills and track your credit score with Mint. Now that's being good with your money. Sign up…
Tiny Money (dead)
Super simple overview of your money.
Dave Ramsey’s app.
Price: $99 a year
Budgeting Made Easy
EveryDollar is free budget software based on a proven plan that's helped millions of people get out of debt and save…
I am going to be testing out and writing about some of these tools in the next few weeks. What are some of your favorite tools? What else should I try?
Price: $8 dollars a month.
Multicurrency personal finance and budgeting tool - Lunch Money
Lunch Money is a personal finance tool with multicurrency support for the modern day spender. Meet your biggest…
Fiskal: 🏆 Cash flow budgeting
The latest Tweets from Fiskal: 🏆 Cash flow budgeting (@fiskalapp). Download now for iOS. 👇https://t.co/yjQVzcOluE…
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