All articles tagged Budgeting (17)

A Personal Finance App with Personality: Toshl Helps Users Manage Budgets and Achieve Goals Through a Connected, Unified View

A Personal Finance App with Personality: Toshl Helps Users Manage Budgets and Achieve Goals Through a Connected, Unified View

In a Nutshell: Budgeting and tracking finances are two of the most important steps consumers can take toward a healthy financial life. And there are a plethora of ways to accomplish that these days, but Toshl stands out with its well-designed, lighthearted approach to personal finance management. The program offers a comprehensive financial overview that allows users to connect multiple accounts, manage budgets, track expenses, and set goals. Users will also smile at Toshl’s humorous... read more »

Moneydance Provides Tools for Complete Personal Finance Management, Including Online Banking and Bill Payment, in a Secure and Private Application

Moneydance Provides Tools for Complete Personal Finance Management, Including Online Banking and Bill Payment, in a Secure and Private Application

In a Nutshell: Moneydance was among the first competitors to the biggest names in personal finance software, providing tools for complete financial management while maintaining a focus on privacy and the user experience. The software boasts a robust set of features, including online banking, bill payment, account management, and investment tracking. While many personal finance applications utilize a third party to interface with banks, the Moneydance software interacts directly with... read more »

Dollarbird’s Collaborative, Calendar-Based Application Gives Users a Unique View Into Their Personal Finances

Dollarbird’s Collaborative, Calendar-Based Application Gives Users a Unique View Into Their Personal Finances

In a Nutshell: Financial stress has the potential not only to impact one’s health, but it’s also a leading cause of marital problems. Thankfully, couples have a number of resources to turn to, including Dollarbird. The straightforward app uses a calendar visualization in which users can input their current and future expenses to get a valuable overview of their spending habits and future outlay. The app works well for individuals but was developed with collaboration in mind, with a... read more »

Intuit’s Recently Updated Mint App for iOS Provides Users a Holistic View of Their Finances with Personalized, Actionable Tips

Intuit’s Recently Updated Mint App for iOS Provides Users a Holistic View of Their Finances with Personalized, Actionable Tips

In a Nutshell: Backed by Intuit, Mint is the free personal finance application that lets users track their spending, monitor account balances, know when bills are due, and even check their credit score, all from their mobile devices. And thanks to a recent update, Mint users have more power at their fingertips with a refreshed app for iOS. The updated app provides more insights into spending habits through MintSights and shows users trends in their financial management. Mint can boost... read more »

Meet Kyle James: How the Man & Voice Behind Rather-Be-Shopping.com Helps Shoppers Become Better Savers

Meet Kyle James: How the Man & Voice Behind Rather-Be-Shopping.com Helps Shoppers Become Better Savers

In a Nutshell: Rather-Be-Shopping.com, a pioneer in the online savings  space, is a coupon site that offers deals from over 850 national retailers and partners with brands like Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Kohl's. Since 2000, founder Kyle James grew the hand-built site into a great resource of savings tips and coupons as a one-man show. From cracking the 'price tag code' on big-box retailers' internal pricing systems to giving savings advice on his blog, Kyle goes the extra mile... read more »

Penny Pinchin’ Mom: How Tracie Fobes Draws on Her Real-Life Experiences to Connect with Readers & Share Trustworthy Brands

Penny Pinchin’ Mom: How Tracie Fobes Draws on Her Real-Life Experiences to Connect with Readers & Share Trustworthy Brands

In a Nutshell: Tracie Fobes started sharing her experiences on PennyPinchinMom.com to fill a crucial role in the lives of the most time-challenged consumers of all: mothers. As a stay-at-home mother herself, Tracie learned through experience — from getting out of debt to saving on everyday purchases — and has earned the trust of her audience. Consumers tend to be desensitized to marketing, especially when the brand itself is making the pitch. Because of Tracie’s dedication to... read more »

Where Content Meets Commerce: Offers.com Aids Consumers with Savings Tips & Coupon Codes to Help Drive Conversions

Where Content Meets Commerce: Offers.com Aids Consumers with Savings Tips & Coupon Codes to Help Drive Conversions

In a Nutshell: When it comes to e-commerce purchases, consumer expectations are on the rise. Things that online shoppers once considered luxuries, such as fast shipping and discounts, they now expect as almost routine. Offers.com, a company that creates meaningful shopper-friendly content and distributes coupons, has maintained a focus on helping consumers avoid paying full price on their favorite products, which, in turn, has helped its partners achieve higher conversions and expand... read more »

SavingStar: Earn Cash Back on Groceries & Online Shopping — for FREE!

SavingStar: Earn Cash Back on Groceries & Online Shopping — for FREE!

In a Nutshell: SavingStaris a brand that provides free digital offers on groceries, allows you to earn cash back at hundreds of online stores, and helps you save even more when you use the SavingStar American Express Card. Buying groceries and online shopping burns a hole in your wallet. On top of that, using coupons is out of the question because somehow those little clippings get lost, or you forget to print out the week's sales and deals. Before throwing in the... read more »

From First-to-Market App to Trusted Coupon Site: CouponSherpa’s Enduring Impact on How Consumers Save

From First-to-Market App to Trusted Coupon Site: CouponSherpa’s Enduring Impact on How Consumers Save

In a Nutshell: Since the distribution of the first coupons in the late 1800s, consumers had to cut, clip, or print their way to saving money -- until CouponSherpa. In 2009, CouponSherpa released the first coupon application, allowing consumers to download coupons to their smartphones that could then be scanned in-store. Today, the CouponSherpa app has more than 3 million downloads, and the site sees an average of 2.5 million visits a month. Users seeking deals can find and download... read more »

9 Best Coupon Blogs for Dads

9 Best Coupon Blogs for Dads

Let's be real — most people think of couponers as young moms who have big families and spend countless hours clipping coupons for next week's groceries. However, this isn't the case at all; couponers come in all shapes and sizes, including dads who love to save as much as they can. To inspire other dads to get out there and start couponing, we’ve compiled a list of the nine best coupon blogs for dads. Readers will find everything they need to get started – or perfect... read more »