The Top 10 Best Budgeting Apps

For most people, budgeting is hard. It takes time and forces you to dive deep into your spending habits – pulling your head out of the sand.

Finding a way to make budgeting your money as easy as possible may give you the nudge you need to follow through and conquer adulting.

There are a lot of different budgeting apps on the market these days. While they all have unique features, some stand out among the rest.  Learn about the best parts of the top 10 best budgeting apps and how to use them effectively.


This app from the parent company Intuit is the most popular free budgeting app and is excellent for people looking for a simple and effective way to budget their money.

Cost: Free


YNAB (You Need A Budget)

This app is perfect for those looking to handle their spending and start managing your money. 

Cost:  $14.99/month or $98.99/year



EveryDollar helps you create a budget in just a few minutes and then track your progress to stay on track.

Cost: Free 14-day trial;  $129.99/year



Goodbudget is all about the envelopes, and if you’re a fan of dividing your money into buckets or envelopes, this might be an excellent choice.

Cost: Free limited; $8/month for plus



Mvelopes help you create a budget and then tracks your progress so you can make adjustments as needed.

Cost: Basic Plan $5.97/month; Premier Plan  $9.97/month;  Plus Plan $19.97/month.



This app is perfect for those who want a simplified version to ensure they’re not overspending.

Cost: 7.99/month; $79.99/year or  $99.99/lifetime



Quicken created Simplifi,  the same company that brought us Quickbooks – they know budgeting.  The app also handles IRAs,  401Ks, mortgages, other investments, and credit card tracking.

Cost: $5.99/month or $47.88/year


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