People who don’t own a smartphone or iPad these days are few and far between, but are you making the best use of your gadget?
If your New Year’s Resolution is to be more money-savvy this year, here is a list of some of the apps that could help.
Meter Readings £0.99 iPhone and iPad
We’re all painfully aware of the high price of energy in today’s market, but thankfully there are tools to help you monitor your household’s energy use. Entering the data from your paper bills and inputting the meter readings will tell you how much energy you’ve used and what it will cost – and then help you compare prices with other UK suppliers.
MoneyWiz £2.99 iPhone and iPad
The key to good money management is knowing what’s going into and out of your account. MoneyWiz syncs all your accounts, transactions, budgets and bills, giving you one handy place to update your personal finances wherever you happen to be.
Debt Manager £0.69 iPhone and iPad
If you’ve started the year off in the red and the mere thought of tackling your debts makes you break out into a nervous sweat, try Debt Manager which helps you to organise, track and pay off your debts. Alternatively, you could try a debt consolidation loan which brings all your debt together into a single bigger loan with a fixed, lower, more manageable repayment.
Vouchercloud free on iPhone, iPad and Android
The stigma formerly attached to money-off vouchers is long gone and the coupon craze has gone digital with Vouchercloud, an app which uses GPS technology to find deals and discounts closest to you. Simply select the offer you want and it downloads straight to your phone.
Wedding planner free on iPad
Planning a wedding is no mean feat, especially when it comes to the budget, but luckily Wedding Planner is designed to ensure you don’t miss a trick. From planning your budget to organising your guest list; from recording details of your vendors to choosing a colour scheme, this app has everything covered. If your budget isn’t going to be enough, wedding loans could be worth considering to give you the big day of your dreams.