Top 5 finance apps of 2014

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The most common New Year’s resolutions are to shed weight and fatten up savings. These finance apps can help with the latter. From budgeting to bill pay, here are our top five finance apps from 2014.

No. 5: Stock Market HD

Rating: 15/20

Stock Market HD offers the latest market news and analysis all in one place. You can add stocks to your watch list and peruse up-to-date charts, figures and news to stay on top of your investments. This app gives you a ton of information but manages to package it in a way that isn’t overwhelming, making it enjoyable and effective.

Read the full review here.

No. 4: Toshl Finance

Rating: 15.5/20

This straightforward budgeting app lets you add tags to expenses and groups similar purchases together, allowing you to track your spending and earnings in different categories. You can set the app to track income and outflow on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis.

Read the full review here.

No. 3: DailyCost

Rating: 16/20

Tracking expenses requires diligence and dedication or else you won’t get a full picture of where your money is going. DailyCost helps make recording purchases easier with its seamless interface and simple design.

You enter the price and category for each expense, and the app creates a line chart and pie graph that give you two visuals of your spending habits.

Read the full review here.

No. 2: Mobilligy

Rating: 17/20

This great app was renamed Prism Bill Pay after our review earlier this year. But this app from Mobilligy Inc. appears to function the same. It puts all your upcoming payments in one place, helping you avoid late and overdraft fees. You can set the time and frequency of reminders to notify you when it’s time to pay a bill. You can pay your bills directly from the app without any added fees.

Read the full review here.

No. 1: Wally

Rating: 18/20

Wally has it all: a customizable experience, sleek design, smooth functionality and a nifty InstaScan feature that lets you upload a photo of your receipt instead of having to manually enter the expense. This app also shows you how much available money you have, something many other expense-tracking apps lack.

Read the full review here.