Apps to Increase Your Bank Account
If your bank balance is a constant mystery, or worse, a source of continuous nasty surprises, then you're probably in need of a tool to keep track of what you're spending, and when. Income our list of the top 6 finance apps so you can budget, save and track your way to deeper pockets.
With these tools at your fingertips, you'll soon find yourself enjoying the challenge of cutting spending in order to reach a savings goal.
Check out the list below to find an app that suits you best.
Save and invest with this clever little app. Attached to your credit or debit card, Acorns rounds up all your everyday purchases, automatically investing the small change into a diversified portfolio – pretty nifty hey? You can also choose to set up recurring daily, weekly or monthly investments to grow your savings more. And they stack up pretty quickly too…
If you’re guilty of spending everything you earn on Ubers and Chardonnay, You Need A Budget will help you keep track of what you are spending where. You can even set spending targets for different areas, such as ‘transport,’ and ‘eating out.’ If you can see where you’re spending it, it’s much easier to save it.
Wally links together all your banking products – say if you have too many accounts to keep up with - so that you can see how much you’re spending and how much you’re saving, all in one place. Beware though, if you go on a spending spree, it will also send you notifications letting you know you’re spending too much.
Squirrel is the parent you don’t live with anymore. It basically holds your salary and pays it out to you bit by bit over the course of the month, protecting you from those payday splurges.
Similar to Acorns, Moneybox invests your spare change on the stock market. With just £1, you can invest in companies such as Netflix, Unilever and Disney via three tracker funds.
If your bank account is looking surprisingly sizable, and you're looking for a second stream of income, Moola helps those starting off at the bottom of the investment ladder understand what they’re doing.