Top 10 mobile banking apps to boost fiscal fitness in 2015

first_imgby: MJ KnoblockManaging your finances when you’re on the go keeps getting easier with the growing assortment of banking and personal-finance apps that can simplify how you spend and save money. According to a recent survey by the Federal Reserve, 28% of consumers with mobile phones track their money habits with the device, or would like to.Mobile banking and personal finance apps are growing in popularity and helping more consumers reach their financial goals. And their use will continue to increase, says David Lyon, chief executive of wealth-management firm Main Street Financial in Chicago.“If you look at the timeline of consumer behavior, it’s becoming more digital,” says Lyon, who is also an adviser to clients of the firm. “Everything from shopping to banking to consumer news is becoming more digital. It’s not going away; it’s just increasing.”Managing financesMany banks offer apps to help customers manage specific portions of their finances. There’s also an assortment of personal-finance and mobile-banking apps available from independent software providers. Some make it easier to pay bills and keep a record of daily expenses; others let you share your finances with family members or significant others. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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