There are a variety of personal finance apps for Android mobile devices, and here are some of the best.
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Easy Money has a solid set of features, which include recurring transactions, upcoming and overdue bill notifications, customizable financial reports, color coded budgets and transfers between accounts. The Easy Money home screen widget provides an account summary and the ability to add new transactions without opening the app, and there's support for photos of bills and receipts and data can be imported and exported in CSV format for spreadsheet analysis. If you want to use Easy Money for more than 30 days, you'll have to shell out $9.95, but this Android app looks worth it.
- Try free for 30 days
- $9.95 to buy
- Learn more about Easy Money for Android
Nickel 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
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Easy Envelope Budget Aid (EEBA)
Want to do envelope budgeting on your Android device? Try Easy Envelope Budget Aid. If you're stuck without a cell signal or WiFi you can still view balances and enter transactions in EEBA. The budget envelopes can be shared with others to have a truly have a real-time household budget. In addition to the Android app, EEBA can also be accessed on the Web.
- Free Android App
- Web App: 5 budget envelopes: free, 20/40/unlimited envelopes: $3/$5/$8 per month, annual subscription discounts.
- Learn more about Easy Envelope Budget Aid
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.
Check 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.
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
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PayPal Mobile for Android
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