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8 Personal Finance Apps That Will Help You Master Your Money

17 Apr 2018 
SOURCE: Bank Bazaar.sg

1. Hektor
Hektor is a savings app that helps you develop a habit for saving by automatically transferring money from your bank account (via a debit card) to your Hektor savings account.

You can set rules and goals to start the process. With AI, Hektor can detect that you have saved money from say, skipping a Uber. The set amount of money you would have spent would be automatically transferred into your Hektor savings account (savings are held in CIMB Bank, Singapore). The AI then splits the savings intelligently into the goals you created.

 

The shortcomings of this app are that you don’t earn any interest on your Hektor savings and not everyone is comfortable putting money in an app, even if the money technically goes to CIMB Bank, Singapore.


2. Spendio
We dare argue that everyone should have a budgeting app in their phone. But with so many choices, it’s up to you which one you prefer. Spendio is a spending tracker for iPhone and Apple Watch and it’s one of the best there is.

Track your spending with a clean and modern interface, create goals, and manage multiple wallets of different currencies if you like.

For Apple Watch users, you can tell your watch how much you have spent and the language processing algorithm will fill in the transaction type, amount, and category for you. How neat is that!

3. myCPF
At BankBazaar, we have always encouraged readers to take active steps to grow their CPF savings. If you would like to know your contribution history and how much savings you have on the go, then myCPF app on iPhone will come in handy.


4. Seedly
Seedly aims to be a one-stop app for Singaporeans to manage their finances. What sets it apart from other personal finances apps is its ability to sync and import transactions from banks like DBS, POSB, OCBC, UOB, Standard Chartered, Citibank, American Express and credit cards.

 

In other words, you can view your account balances and expenses from various bank accounts and cards all in one place. While the app has room for improvement, it is one to watch.

5. Spiking
Spiking is a homegrown app that allows the average trader to easily follow big investors real-time as they buy and sell shares on the stock market. That is probably the closest me and you would get to being an insider. It is available on iPhone and Android phones.

Related: 5 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Make You A Better Investor

6. Wally
Wally is another nicely made personal finance app available on iPhone and Android phones. It helps you compare your income to your expenses, understand where your money goes and set and achieve goals.

 

7. Yahoo Finance
If you are an investor, the Yahoo Finance app may come in useful. It provides real-time financial information and helps you to compare stocks.

You can also follow stocks, bonds, commodities, and more and get personalized news and alerts.

8. Wallet
Here’s one more beautiful personal finance app to end our post. Wallet helps you set goals, track spending, create budgets, get insights into your finances, and manage bills. You can download it from Apple App Store or Google Play, or use it on your desktop.​

 

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