Tools For Managing Your Finances Wirelessly
Have you ever noticed how wired we are when it comes to finances? We live in an online world and the tools available for managing your money have improved drastically over the last few years. With improved safety and security features, online money management tools have evolved into excellent resources that we can use to really simplify our finances. In fact, with one of these new tools, you can throw out your wallet and become even more wireless with your finances.
Online Budgeting Tools
You don’t necessarily need to give up your budgeting spreadsheet in exchange for an online budgeting tool like Mvelopes or You Need A Budget. With Google Docs, you can keep your household budget spreadsheet on the cloud and still use the other online tools too. The security features and password protection of these online money management tools provides a peace of mind when managing your money online. Plus, you can access your budget while you’re on the go – just be sure your computer is set to turn off sharing.
Tracking Your Spending
Your budget will cover the big picture of your finances, so if you want to stay in the loop with each small transaction, you can utilize your bank’s online banking tool or Mint.com. With Mint, you can sync your bank information to the secure site and quickly view each transaction. Since Mint sorts each transaction into preselected categories, it makes the daily or weekly monitoring of your expenses easy to mange.
iPhone Apps and Tools
Are you trying to pay down debt? What about save for retirement? There’s an app for that. The Debt Payoff Pro and Debt Free apps organize your debts and help you with a strategy to pay down those debts.Continued on the next page