Our top ten personal finance apps

Having just launched our new app, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the other great personal finance apps available. These days, there are so many things to keep track of. Bills to pay, expenses to file, money to transfer. There are a lot of great apps out there which can help you better organise your finances and save money – in business and pleasure. Here, we take a look at some of our favourites.

UK Salary Calculator
£0.69, iOS only
Download, iOS
This app is a great one if you’ve just got a new job and want to know just how much money you’ll have after income tax, national insurance, student loan, pension contributions and the like have been deducted. Simply put in your gross salary and it works out the rest.   UK Salary Calculator
Vouchercloud
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
Fancy a cheap meal out? Well, this app locates you and tells you where the nearest deals are to be found – then the voucher is simply downloaded to your phone. It’s not just restaurants, but shops and services. Current deals include a 40% discount at The Body Shop and 25% off at ASK restaurants.  VoucherCloud
PriceSpy
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
This app lets you compare the price of whatever you’re looking for, whether you’re online or on the high street. Create your own wish list, so you can always track prices, get price alerts, and even scan a product to bring up product information and the best price online.  PriceSpy
WhatGas Petrol Prices
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
Petrol prices always seem so high, and though a penny off here and there may seem inconsequential, it’ll soon add up, especially if you’re filling up regularly. This app will find you the cheapest petrol near to where you are.  WhatGas
World First Money Transfer
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
There’s an app we definitely can’t leave out; our own one! If you’re making an international payment, this app will make it faster and easier. You can take advantage of World First’s competitive exchange rates and pay by direct debit. You can calculate the exchange rate with the currency converter, check live rates and read the latest insight and analysis on the blog.  World First
Toshl Finance
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
Toshl is an expense and budget tracker. It’s particularly good for travellers as it works with any currency and lets you separate your travel budget from everyday spending. There are bill reminders and you can set up repeat expenses, among other tools, and it syncs across multiple devices.  Toshl
Savings Goals
Free, iOS only
Download, iOS
If you’re saving up for something special – be it a holiday, a car, whatever – this app will keep a track of how close, and how quickly, you’re getting to your goal by working out how much you’re saving after all your outgoings every month. Set a target amount and a target date and get saving!  Savings Goals
MoneyWiz Personal Finance
£2.99, iOS or £2.94, Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
There is a small charge for this one, but this does the job of several other apps in one place. You can keep track of all of your accounts, payments, bills and budgets and sync across multiple devices. Run reports and export them to PDF or CSV. See all your bills and payments on an easy to view calendar, and plan effectively.  MoneyWiz
Meter Readings (Graham Haley)
£0.99, iOS only
Download, iOS
A corking little app which will help you keep an eye on just how much energy your household is using. Put in the information from your paper bills, then enter your meter readings to find out how much energy you’ve used and how much you’ll have to pay. Then, you can compare what you pay with the prices of other energy suppliers where you live.  Meter Readings
FYI Mileage
£1.99, iOS only
Download, iOS
This app makes it easier to manage your mileage. Put in the car’s mileage at the start of the trip, the mileage at the end of your journey, and add details about the journey. You can save regular journeys and put details in for multiple drivers and vehicles, then export the reports.  FYI Mileage
MS Car Insurance
Free, iOS and Android
Download, iOS
Download, Android
From the people at Money Supermarket comes this app which will help you get a quick car insurance quote. Find out how much your renewal will set you back in no time at all. Compare prices, click to call instantly, save tour details no matter where you are in the application process – no annoying going back to the start every time!  MoneySupermarket

 

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