How many of us are dreaming about paying off our debt? A 2017 study showed that nearly half of Americans carry $25,000 in debt and that 40% of those with debt spend up to half of their monthly income just making their payments. […]
Personal Finance Software Reviews
Want to keep track of your finances or create a budget for yourself? Need to keep track of your investments? Or perhaps you need help paying off your debts? One of these personal finance apps is the answer. While Personal Capital is what we recommend, there are other apps that might best suit your needs. Read our in-depth reviews to figure out which is best for you.
The following are programs we've checked out and can recommend, but be sure to read the full reviews to find out the good, the bad, and the ugly. Check out our other articles to help you decide which personal finance app is right for you.
Featured Personal Finance Software
Quicken Alternatives – Is There Anything Better?
Quicken is one of the oldest and most recognized personal finance programs available, with more than three decades of history behind it. But for many users, it just doesn’t cut it. […]
Dividing Up Your Paycheck: Saving and Investing Enough?
Do you know where all your money is going? I’ll be the first to admit that before I fell headlong into personal finance, I had no idea where my money went each month. […]
Want to Save More? 4 Steps for Beefing Up Your Budget
Finding more money in my budget every month is certainly a goal of mine. More money to sock away in my savings? That works for me! […]
Do You Need a Budget? Here’s How to Get Started
Brussels sprouts… Monday mornings… Joan Jett… all of these things have bad reputations (some of them more deservedly than others). But know what definitely doesn’t warrant its bad rep? Budgeting. […]
Living Paycheck to Paycheck? How to Break the Cycle Now
Johnny Depp, Hollywood’s fifth highest-paid actor, made headlines in June 2017, not for taking home a top prize at Cannes or being photographed on the beach with a topless model, but because a lawsuit filing revealed that — despite the millions he commands per movie — his finances are a mess. […]
Be a Money Badass: Catching Up With Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero is a badass at making money. And she believes you can be one too. Having just released her new book, You Are a Badass at Making Money, the second in the Badass series, Jen Sincero is living up to her series’ name. […]
Why I’ve Switched From Using Quicken to Personal Capital
For my needs, Quicken no longer fits the bill, so I've switched to using Personal Capital. Here's why and my thoughts on both services.
Automatic Bill Payments – A Gift From the Financial Gods
It seems like everyone has an endless to-do list. It’s stressful trying to remember everything on your plate. This is why I’m a huge fan of automating things. One thing that you can automate to alleviate stress? […]
Getting a Divorce? You’ll Need This Financial Checklist
It seems not a day goes by that the headlines don’t contain a sensational story about some celebrity couple going through a divorce. But even if your names aren’t Angelina and Brad, there are major considerations to take into account. […]