01Nickel Tracker Personal Budgeting App
Nickel Tracker is a simple, free Android app that uses the envelope budgeting concept to help you stick to your budget. Set up budget categories with weekly or monthly spending limits, then enter your purchases each day to see the total you've spent for the week or month. Go over budget, and Nickel Tracker alerts you. To analyze your spending with Excel or another spreadsheet, email yourself a monthly summary.
- No registration required
- Learn more about Nickel Tracker App
02Check for Android
Formerly known as Pageonce, this Android app tracks bank accounts, credit cards, bills and investments, and notifies you when bills are due, but there is no budgeting feature. The app tracks cell phone minutes, frequent flyer miles and travel itineraries. Check for Android includes useful non-financial features as well: check your Netflix queue, eBay account, and Facebook and other social networking sites. Set a strong password in Check like you would for any personal finance software, this app accesses many types of accounts and puts them in one place.
- Learn more about Check from Pageonce
03My Budget Book
04Goodbudget (formerly EEBA)
If you need to share your budget with others, take a look at Goodbudget for Android. There are a lot of features in this app, and it backs your data up to an online app where you can view some great personal financial reports. You can read more information in my top budget apps. The Android app is free, but you'll need to subscribe to the online version for full functionality.
Google Wallet is used to make in-store purchases, and at the time this was written, was only rolled out to Sprint's Nexus S 4G phones. Google Wallet actually goes beyond being an app since it requires special hardware and an NFC terminal.
06PayPal Mobile for Android
Mint.com for Android automatically updates transactions and account balances, and sends real-time alerts for low account balances, over-budget and unusual spending activity. Mint offers a budgeting feature and real-time account balance updates. Android-specific features include: OS Search to find recent transactions, Mint.com widget with a snapshot of overall cash flow in real-time and Android Live folders for financial updates on your phone's home screen without launching the Mint app.
Financisto is a personal finance Android app that supports multiple currencies. Other features include scheduled transactions, transfers with downloadable currency rates, attaching photos to transactions, hierarchical spending categories and budgeting features.
- German translation
- Learn more about Financisto
DailyCash is a basic personal finance Android app that supports multiple currencies, and data can be exported in CSV format and emailed. DailyCash is free, and ad supported. Upgrade to the Pro version to go ad-free, set up more accounts, use financial reports, and to be able to save photos with transaction entries.
- $3.99 for Pro
- Learn more about DailyCash
Top Android Personal Finance Apps
Manage Money on your Android Device
There are a variety of personal finance apps for Android mobile devices, and here are some of the best.
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