Manage your money smartly with these 5 Windows® Phone 7 apps
Quite often we find ourselves in a situation when our monthly expenses exceed the income. This could be due to various factors ranging from unforeseen expenditure to lack of proper financial planning on our part. While we don’t have much control over the former, we can of course plan our monthly budget according to our income. You don’t need a financial advisor to do this; all that’s required are these wonderful apps on your Windows Phone.
It’s a handy app for those who want to stick to a budget and track how much they spend on various things. You can enter data for multiple categories such as the salary, other sources of income, rent, shopping, transportation cost, clothing, etc. The Personal Budget app lists revenue and spending statistics by days and categories. In addition to these, monthly and annual stats can also be obtained. You can get graphic representations of the expenditure and earnings for quick analysis. Users can pin a Live Tile of the app on a Windows Phone’s home screen for ease of access. Personal Budget costs $2.49 and works with Windows Phone 7.5 or higher versions.
Pageonce – Money & Bills
With the free app Pageonce – Money & Bills, personal financial management is just a tap away. The app allows you to sync all your bank accounts and credit/debit cards. Not only this, Pageonce also offers bill statements and alerts you about the pending payments. The app offers a single platform from where you can review credit card transactions, check bank account balance, bill statements, track investments, and do lots more. You need not worry about security as Pageonce offers bank-level protection of the highest standard. This all-in-one financial app is compatible with Windows Phone 7.
If you’ve invested in stocks, MyStocks Portfolio is the perfect app with which you can monitor the ups and downs in the markets. The real time stats from the stock exchanges help you to manage your portfolio effectively. With Live Tiles, you can get real-time quotes and track the performance of your portfolio right from the home screen of your Windows Phone. Users can also configure MyStocks Portfolio to alert you when a stock reaches a certain level. This free app supports Windows Phone 7.5 or higher releases of the mobile operating system.
Financial planning is incomplete without smart savings. And ShopSavvy lets you do just that. With ShopSavvy, you can find the best deals online and at retail outlets. Just scan the barcodes or QR codes, read product reviews, and know where you can get the lowest prices. ShopSavvy also offers a secure payment medium to make purchases on the go. ShopSavvy is free to download and is compatible with Windows Phone 7.5 or higher versions.
To make smart investment decisions, you need a reliable source of information related to the financial markets. For this, the Reuters Finance news reader app can be your best companion. It collects news from Reuters and covers several categories such as business news, stock markets, hedge funds, bonds, IPOs, global currencies, industrial sectors, world economy, personal finance, investing, etc. With all this financial information at your fingertips, you can surely make the right decisions. This free app supports mobiles with Windows Phone 7.