Best Personal Finance Apps for iPhone and iPad: Strike a Balance Between Your Income & Expenses

A good balance between your income and expenses makes your life tension-free in these unpredictable economic conditions. Get the best finance apps and plan your budget in a smarter way.

Financial management requires your shrewdness, keeping a keen eye on where money is coming from and where it is going, and making the right decision at the right time. Some persons can earn money, but they fail to manage money. And this causes troubles in their lives. Managing money is equally important, and therefore, we bring a list of finance apps you can download on your iPhone.

Make the most of these apps by manipulating them manually. While all the apps are free and compatible with all iOS devices, there is only one for which you have to pay separately for each device. Go ahead and plan your budget 2016 with your discretion.

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Best Personal Finance Apps for iPhone and iPad

#1. Mint

Mint Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Mint is one of the widely used finance apps. Get the real-time look into all your finances from bank accounts and credit cards to student loans. Track your expenses and get alerted when you are near your budget limit.

The app also provides you customized saving tips; Mint presents information in simple graphs and charts so that you can easily comprehend your finance every month, every year. For a user, who doesn’t understand finance, Mint is a great help.

Price: Free

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#2. Acorns

Acorns Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App Screenshot
Invest your money wisely with the support of Acorns; the app suggests you how you can invest your extra bucks in low-cost ETFs. Connect your credit cards with Acorns, and the app will keep an eye on every transaction of yours and invests the money in your choice of the portfolio.

For example, if you spend $3.25 on tea, the app will invest $0.75 for you. According to Acorns, investors invest approximately $30 to $180 a month on average in “round-ups” alone.

Price: Free

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#3. Empower Money Management

Empower Money Management iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Being Time Magazine’s 2017 “The Best Apps of the Year” and Forbes’s “Best Tech Apps for Finance” and having featured by Apple as 2017’s “New Apps We Love”, Empower has been widely appreciated as a fantastic personal finance app.

It lets you monitor your finances in one place. Quickly check your account balances and track spending across bank accounts, credit and debit cards.
Using the pivotal tips, you can build wealth and squash debt.

Courtesy the advance machine learning technology, it accurately categorizes your spending. The custom reports let you review your spending with ease.

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(Currently, the app provides $15 when you refer 3 friends and they activate their accounts. And you will receive $5 for every friend after, up to $60.)

Price: Free

#4. Credit Karma

Credit Karma Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App ScreenshotCredit Karma checks your spending patterns by connecting your credit card and bank accounts. From this information, Credit Karma gives users better offers on credit cards and loan. This will improve your finances in future.

Users are much satisfied with Credit Karma’s range of offerings, which includes auto insurance to mortgages. Currently, the app boasts more than 32 million users across the world.

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Price: Free

#5. Good Budget

Goodbudget Budget Planner iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Good Budget brings that tried and tested method of envelope system; wherein users can create separate envelopes on their iPhones to allocate budget to different expenses. For example, users can allocate amounts to their monthly expenses like groceries, transportation, shopping, gas, electricity, etc.

Once they set up envelopes, users can easily record and track how much they have spent from each envelope at the end of the month. This is quite an easy way to maintain discipline in spending money.

Price: Free

#6. Wally

Wally Smart Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Get a complete picture of your expenses with the help of Wally, which tracks your expenditure. Now keep a tab on your daily, weekly or monthly expenses and divide your expenditure into separate categories.

One of the dazzling features of the app is that it scans your receipts, which will be auto-uploaded on your purchase data. Now no more typing those details of shopping and other expenses.

Price: Free

#7. PocketGuard

PocketGuard iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Keep watchful eyes on your bank accounts without logging into your bank’s website or app. PocketGuard tracks all transactions you made so that you can always count your expenses and income.

Get a fairly good idea of your cash flow as the app analyses your spending, which identifies your recurring payments you need to plan before the month starts. The app also determines the income you get every month. Get all information on simple charts, where you get to know how much you spend and how much you have earned.

Price: Free

#8. Personal Capital

Personal Capital iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

When you want to manage your finance right from your fingertips, the thing that matters a lot is the ability to keep an eye on everything with just a glance. And “Personal Capital” lets you do exactly that.

You can use this personal finance app to keep all of your accounts in one place and track them with ease. With just a glance, you will be able to find out how much you have saved or spent.

The app also works smartly in helping you analyze your portfolio. Moreover, you can check out how well your investments are performing and get the personal financial advice to bolster them.

Price: Free

#9. Mvelopes

Mvelopes Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Mvelopes is another digital envelope budget method app to help you manage your finances in 2016. Connect your bank account with Mvelopes and get it to work for you. Track all your bills and expenses, stay tuned to your budget from your iPhone.

You can also get receipts to track spending in real time. Apart from iPhone, the app is also compatible with iPad, so that you can have a better view of all your financial details on a bigger screen.

Price: Free

#10. HomeBudget

HomeBudget Personal Finance iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

HomeBudget is good for those who need to manipulate budget manually. With the help of this app, you can sync your personal finances between multiple iOS devices like iPad & iPhone. The app provides flexibility to its users for some practical solutions on budgeting.

Share your budget with your family members and ask for some suggestions also. The app has one disadvantage as users have to pay separately to download it on each device. However, if you want to have complete control of your budget, HomeBudget is your good choice.

Price: $4.99

And that’s all, folks! Assuming you’ve found a smart finance app.

Over to You…

It’s really great to keep a close watch on your finance right from your fingertips, isn’t it? With some many capable apps on offers, the task becomes a lot straightforward. So, no more hopping from pillar to post to take control of your hard-earned money or investments!

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So, which is your favorite finance app for iOS? Do let us know about it in the comments, on Twitter and Facebook as well as download our iOS app to keep track of our latest posts with ease.

Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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