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Top Free Financial Apps for Android

Managing investments is not as easy as it looks. Even with the latest investment tracking software at your disposal, potential pitfalls still lurk. However, smartphones and apps have been getting better at helping people manage their investments. They provide details about stocks, investments, financial forecasts, and even act as a personal finance manager. Let’s take a look at the top five free financial apps in the Android Market.

the_motley_foolrel=“nofollow”> The Motley Fool: The Motley Fool is a top app in its category. It covers stocks in the financial, technology, energy, health care, consumer services, media and industrial sectors. There is a dedicated section for financial news and users can get them even when they are offline. Interestingly, this app is running its first version and it requires Android 2.1 and up.

Expense Manager: Expense Manager helps users make both ends meet. It tracks expenses and incomes by week, month and year as well as by categories. Users can view the data inputted in charts. Expense Manager can also provide the currency exchange rate for various locales, but users need to have internet access for this. This app needs Android 1.6 and higher.



Bloomberg for Smartphone:rel=“nofollow”> Bloomberg gives business news, market data and portfolio tracking tools. It covers financial news comprehensively and presents them along with easy-to-understand charts and graphs to illustrate the impact of important business trends and issues. Bloomberg for Smartphone requires Android 1.6 and up.

Currency Converter: This tool tracks currencies from all around the world and lets users easily convert between their favorite currencies. It also presents graph of currency_converter_logorel=“nofollow”>currency pairs over time and offers the latest news on each currency. The offline access is one of the great features of this app and users can also upgrade it to the ads free edition. Currency converter requires Android 1.6 or higher.

Easy Envelope Budget Aid: Sync: EEBA has virtual envelops to keep users on budget. It could act as a financial manager for money management and budget tracking. It allows for up to 10 regular budgeting easy_envelope_budget_aid_sycn_screenshotrel=“nofollow”>envelopes and 10 annual/irregular envelopes. EEBA requires Android 1.6 or higher. This free app is ads free!

As you see here, some of these apps could help you handle your investments while the other apps track your income and expenditure. If you are not very great at financial calculations, you can try these apps.


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