The holiday season is not a time to tighten the purse strings, but the eye popping shopping deals can easily sweep you off your feet and have you spending more than you intended. Whatever be the temptation or need, you need to keep your expenses in check and these home budget apps are the perfect tools to help you in your objective.
Popular Home Budget Apps for Money Management
Home Budget Management
Home Budget Management lets you track your expenses and incomes and see at a glance your budgeted expenses for each month. The app contains predefined expenditures and incomes but you can also create new items in the respective categories. If you have recurring bills, the app offers options to include them along with payee information. You can track payments by payee or by account and view a report of your activities via pie charts or bar charts. Price: Free
Home Budget with Sync
Home Budget with Sync is a fantastic budget app that gives you one tap access to all your expenses, bills, payees, accounts, and reports at a glance. The Home page also displays a 6 month trend of your incomes and expenses against your budget. Adding items such as incomes, expenses, bills and such is easy with just a single tap action allowing you to input the necessary data. You can also see a quick summary of your daily expenses and incomes, weekly, monthly and yearly figures. The functions of the app are perfectly integrated with each other, allowing for a bill to turn into an expense at the appropriate time and update automatically in the respective accounts it relates to as well. Another advanced feature of the app is that it has a family Sync feature that allows integration with the devices of the family members so that you can incorporate their expenses as well within one app. Home budget Sync has a great UI, is easy to use and is an excellent tool that will help you manage not just your expenses but that of your family as well.
Household Budget has a calendar layout where you click on a date to enter the expenses incurred and incomes earned and the app will automatically do the accounts balances for you. The app supports various currencies and photo attachments in case you want to add photocopies of your receipts/bills. The app also offers password protection, export to CSV, data backup and restoration and theme options. You can view your budget summaries as charts for any period of time. Bluetooth sync lets you sync your family expenses and manage the family expenses within the app as well.
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Goodbudget: Expense & Budget
Goodbudget is a great money manager that has been downloaded over a million times on the Play Store and App Store. It allows device syncing so you can manage the expenses of the rest of the family as well. All your financial data is securely backed up in the GoodBudget website and you can even download the transactions to CSV from the website. Good Budget also offers a location based widget to record transactions super quick in 3 taps. You can also import your bank account statements in Quicken and Microsoft Money formats. The incomes and expenses are tracked as envelopes so it takes a little getting used to.
Goodbudget: Expense & Budget for Android (Free/Pro)
Goodbudget: Expense & Budget for iOS (Free/Pro)
The winner of numerous awards, iXpenseIt is a powerful home budget app that makes expense/income tracking easy. Its prominent features include daily reminders, auto population using historical entries, PDF reporting, account transfer, multi currency support, number pad calculation, password protection, photo attachments, data backup and restore; and income/cash flow and budgeting options among others. The app is customizable and user friendly and if you happen to have an iPhone with you, iXpenseIt is an app you definitely have to track.
iXpenseIt for iOS ($2.99 includes IAPs)
Wallet – Track your budget
Wallet is an advanced income and expense tracker app that lets you see your cash flows, categories and other reports in cool charts. It offers cloud sync options to share your data across all your devices as well as with other family members (if need be) and records your items in modules. It also offers multiple currency support, templates, PIN security, hashtag support, options to export to CSV and XLS, and widget support.
Wallet for Android (Free/Pro)
Which home budget apps are your using to track your income and expenses and do they really help you manage your expenses effectively.