10 Personal Finance Tools That'll Put You in Control of Your Money
Posted 3:52PM 06/20/12 Posted under: Personal Finance
The website now warns him when he approaches the limit of his monthly budget in different categories, such as eating out. "When I see I already spent x amount of dollars, I say, 'It looks like I'm having soup for the last week of the month,'" says Flannigan.
A survey by Aite suggests that personal finance tools actually change people's behavior, too. In a survey of people who use such tools, 3 in 4 said they now have better control of their finances. Two in 5 said they are saving more money, and 1 in 5 said they are paying less in late fees.
Dozens of tools now exist, so how can you pick the best one for you? Here's an overview of 10 popular options: