Pocket accountant: 10 best money saving apps

Want to keep track of your spending, cut bills or find the best deals?

Managing your expenses is a necessary, if arduous, chore. If you frequently recoil in horror at the sight of your bank balance, yet you constantly wonder where all your hard-earned cash is disappearing to, then maybe you need a little help.

From the handy barcode scanner feature on the mySuperList app to the virtual loyalty card wallet that is Loyalli, download these 10 apps to save you time, money and effort.

Click on the gallery to see the IndyBest buys    

Click here to buy now

Verdict

Both the Onavo and 0870 apps are great for cutting down costs to your phone bill, while the Meter Readings app is perfect if you want to avoid any nasty surprises from your energy supplier. However, Vouchercloud wins it for scouring fantastic deals on restaurants and shops just a stone’s throw away from wherever you may be.

Buy now

1. Vouchercloud, Free for iPhone, iPad and Android

2. MoneyWiz, £2.99 for iPhone, iPad and Mac

3. MySuperlist, Free for iPhone and Android

4. Goodbudget, Free for iPhone, iPad and Android

5. Meter Readings, £1.49, for iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone

6. Loyalli, Free for iPhone and Android

7.  0870, £0.99 for iPhone, £0.50 for Android

8. Azimo, Free for iPhone and Android

9. Fuel Economy Calculator, £0.69 for iPhone and iPad

10. Onavo Extend, Free for iPhone and Android

 

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Latest stories from i100
  • Get to the point
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Day In a Page

Revealed: Why Mohammed Emwazi chose the 'safe option' of fighting for Isis, rather than following his friends to al-Shabaab in Somalia

Why Mohammed Emwazi chose Isis

His friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab
'The solution can never be to impassively watch on while desperate people drown'
An open letter to David Cameron: Building fortress Europe has had deadly results

Open letter to David Cameron

Building the walls of fortress Europe has had deadly results
Tory candidates' tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they seem - you don't say!

You don't say!

Tory candidates' election tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they appear
Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash

So what is Mubi?

Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time
The impossible job: how to follow Kevin Spacey?

The hardest job in theatre?

How to follow Kevin Spacey
Armenian genocide: To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie

Armenian genocide and the 'good Turks'

To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
Lou Reed: The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond the biographers' and memoirists' myths

'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond
Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
Women's sportswear: From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help

Women's sportswear

From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
Hillary Clinton's outfits will be as important as her policies in her presidential bid

Clinton's clothes

Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders