Top Android Apps for Personal Finance

PayPal Mobile App for Android

PayPal mobile app for Android
PayPal Android App Account Details and Send Money. PayPal

Use the free PayPal mobile app to see recent activity, balance details and history for your PayPal account from your Android mobile device. You can also use the app to send money from your account to anyone with an email address and to receive payments when you sell items on eBay or other online retail outlets.

The app also supports linking all your bank accounts, credit, and debit cards to your PayPal account so you can use these forms of payment via the extra level of security that the service offers. Adding a debit or credit card to a PayPal account is as easy as snapping a photo of the card.

This app has a handy feature that will find PayPal Here merchants, which can accept payment directly from the app.

There are a couple of other ways to use PayPal on your Android without the app. Enter into the browser on your phone or tablet to use the mobile site, or send a text to PAYPAL or 729725 to send money in U.S. or other currency, request payment, check your balance and more. See the texting with PayPal page for more information.


Zillow Mortgage Calculator and Rates for Android

Calculate an affordable mortgage and check rates with the Zillow Android app.
Zillow Mortgage Calculator and Rates Estimates Payments and Shows Loan Options. Zillow

This free app calculates home mortgages and lets you shop lenders real time to find the best rates on your Android mobile device. Three mortgage calculators have sliders for adjusting variables like the cost of the home, amount of down payment and interest rate. Zillow mortgage calculators include:

  • Affordability calculator, which tells you how much you can realistically afford to pay for a home mortgage.
  • Refinance calculator for estimating savings if you were to refinance you current mortgage, complete with the breakeven point.
  • Payment calculator, which lets you the monthly mortgage payment Zillow estimates with a break down by principal, interest, taxes and mortgage insurance. Change scenarios on this calculator by adjusting the dollar amount for the price of the home, your down-payment and various rates.
Charts and graphs give you a variety of details for your mortgage loan calculations with real time updates for interest rates. View the 30 years national average for mortgage loans and see the market trend for national and state interest rates by day, week, month, quarter, year or two years.

For your mortgage or refinance shopping, use Zillow Mortgage Calculator and Rates to create a request to see loans that are within your budget. No personal information is entered, so no one will contact you. After creating the request, you'll see loan quotes in the app, which include lender fees. The average number of quotes returned are 18 and you have to option to select from FHA and VA loans among the many type packages available. Compare the quotes and if you see something you like, you can contact the lender immediately.

Best Deals Mobile App for Android

Save money with Best Deals for Android.
Best Deals Android App Finds Local and Online Deals. Bishinews

This free Android app fetches daily deals from around the web. Best Deals grabs prices from, DealCatcher, FatWallet, WalMart, NewEgg and many others, and gets deal announcements from Twitter and Facebook for and other retailers. Best Deals also finds local sales for many major cities from Groupon, LivingSocial and others using data from Social City Deals.

Check deals by categories or by web site. Categories are Computer and Office, Electronics, Games and Entertainment, Clothing and Accessories, Household Items with a catch-all category called Everything Else. Best Deals lets you select the deal sites you're interested in seeing items from, so there's no need to view deals from retailers you aren't interested in.

Price savings are shown each day in a list which includes the item name, price and a picture. Tap on a deal to see more details about the item. You can purchase directly through Best Deals. Developed by Bishinews.

Want to find deals while you shop online? See Free Browser Add-ons Find Daily Deals