It’s that time of year to start listing out those new year’s resolutions. Some people say writing out resolutions is a good way to take thoughts and ideas and make them physical actions that are more likely to be started/completed. Others claim that the process of listing all the things you plan to do next year is nuts, and you shouldn’t wait until January to work on things you can change starting tomorrow.
Whatever side you’re on, there are a few goals that we can all agree on that we could do better at today or tomorrow — one of which is our finances. Whether you want to track your spending, save more, or have a specific purchase you want to plan for, here are 7 money management sites and apps that can help you get your finances right in the new year.
7 Money Management Apps For Your New Year’s Resolutions 1 of 8
FlexScore 2 of 8
The FlexScore service is the new kid on the block that looks to provide users with the ability to sum up their financial health with one easy to understand score. Your FlexScore helps you rank yourself among your peers and helps you make better financial decisions to boost your score and improve your financial future.
Freshbooks 3 of 8
Freshbooks started out as a way for businesses to track invoices online. Now it has grown to offer full accounting services and mobile app for small businesses who want to save receipts, track project hours, and send invoices from your mobile device.
GoBank 4 of 8
A relatively new full banking solution, GoBank would be a good option for tech-savvy users since the service is online and mobile only. The app offers a simple user-interface with quick methods to pay bills and save money.
GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping 5 of 8
GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping (formerly Outright) is one of the most robust business accounting services on the market. With the iOS app, you can quickly get an overview of your finances, as well as edit expenses and view financial reports.
Manilla 6 of 8
Finding the best way to keep track of monthly bills is something many people struggle with. Manilla is a good option with a mobile app that shines when it comes to providing one place to organizing financial accounts, loyalty programs and bills, including offering reminders when bills are due.
Receipts by Wave 7 of 8
For cash-strapped small businesses, Wave offers full accounting services for the price of $free.99 (ad-supported). Receipts by Wave offers its users the ability to snap pictures of their receipts to make balancing the books easier than just dumping a shoebox full of receipts on your accountant's desk.
Mint 8 of 8
Available online and for just about every mobile device (sorry BlackBerry), Mint does a good job of giving users an overview of all their finances, including budgets, investments, property value, and overall net worth…or debt.