After shelling out at least $400 for your new iPad 2, the first thing you may be looking to do is get some apps for it, and if possible save money from it. The Apple App Store has thousands of apps, all catered to saving you money.
Personal Banking Apps
One of the most common on the list is banking apps. Almost all major banks have iPad apps. They each have their own unique features. If you have a bank account your banks person apps are worth looking into. They can link with other apps for budgeting. These apps make for great ways to keep track of your personal finances on you iPad.
PayPal is a free app and service that helps keep your online payment information secret. PayPal uses its own online servers to store your personal information so that you don’t have to enter your credit card or bank data every time that you make an online purchase.
An app that has shown amazing results for most users is Mint.com. It links to its website to create accurate budgets based on your spending habits. This app is great for those who want an easy way to make budget that they can then follow to keep their spending under control. This app is free and is a great tool for anyone who is looking start budgeting.
Expense Tablet is a great ninety-nine cent app that is a perfect simple money manager app. It uses accounts and categories to create budgets for you. It has recent history graphs for each of these accounts, categories and budgets. Expense Tablet is the app for people who don’t want an over complicated money management app.
For the advanced financial user, Market Dash, designed by Yahoo offers one of the most comprehensive views of the stocks that you need to track. Market Dash allows for up to the minute updates on any stock that you need and will show full screen graphs and charts of the activity of that specific stock. The iPad app provides real-time market data, news, and charts. Investors can keep in touch without having stay in one place. This app was a follow up to Yahoo’s incredibly successful Yahoo! Finance for iPhone that was maximized for the larger screen and multi-touch capabilities of the iPad.