Take Your Business To The Next Level With These Financial Apps
Find the perfect smartphone apps to help you get your money tasks done hassle-free!
There’s no point in denying that our lives are already intertwined with technology. Case in point: We need an app for almost anything—ordering food, booking a ride, and even meeting new people. Apps have also become beneficial in the professional world wherein they’re utilized in plotting schedules, organizing events, and marketing, all of which are intended to boost business.
Running a business is no easy feat. From plotting schedules and goals to accounting and financing, it’s only smart to have a good set of tools in your arsenal. The latter, most especially. Despite a lack of financial knowledge or even a remote skill in numbers, you can still achieve success in business with the help of these apps.
There’s a reason why this app is first on the list—it’s one of the first key players in the game. It’s free, easy to use, and very popular. Mint allows you to budget your expenses and pay your bills.
The app syncs up with your bank account to create a custom budget wherein you can keep track of your spending history, know where and how you can save money, and get notified of due dates to avoid late fees. No need to jot down expenses on your journal or create confusing excel sheets just to keep your money in check, all you need is to just download the app and you’re good to go.
Adulting is hard, but lining up for hours on end to process billings and pay for contributions is harder. Moneygment by Togetech, a Filipino tech company, was created to become an online payments solution providing assistance in the remittance for government contributions and loans like SSS, PAG-IBIG, and PhilHealth, as well as filing, computation, and tax payments. If you’re a freelancer or a first-time business owner, this app makes the job easier as it saves you the time and hassle of delays in processing. With this, you can focus more on growing your business and making more profit.
A fee as low as Php 50 is applied for every bill paid using the app. For monthly tax filing and computation, processing fee starts at Php 672.
For small business owners and service-based professionals, this app might just be your new best friend. Growing your business on your own means having hundreds of tasks on your to-do list and an increasing number of problems you have to solve daily can be overwhelming. With so much on your plate, it’s hard to commit to the smaller, tedious tasks such as processing of payments and billings of your clients.
FreshBooks lets you create and send invoices, as well as set up automatic billing. This app also lets you check invoice statuses and see if client has viewed or paid an invoice. Other features include creating customizable business reports such as profit and loss statements and expense tracking, including syncing your credit card on your phone for faster and more convenient transactions.
Arguably the most popular “middleman service” for online purchases of goods and services in the world, PayPal has been around since 1998. Its claim to fame is being the preferred payment provider of e-commerce giant, e-Bay. It has since grown to be one of the most recognized names in online payments. This app is a must if you’re an entrepreneur considering expanding your business to cater to a wider regional or even global market.
The idea behind Paypal is simple: Allow people to accept and give payments online without having to use a credit card. There’s is no transfer fee when it comes to transactions made between PayPal accounts. However, it does charge fees to send from a credit card or convert currencies.
Are you a first-time entrepreneur and not too confident on how to find solutions to certain problems? The Mentor Me app, developed by Go Negosyo, offers 24/7 assistance and connects you with successful, experienced mentors from large corporations and businesses. Ask any question about business and entrepreneurship, and get answers from these mentors in real time.
Other useful features include a public negosyo forum where mentors and mentees can openly discuss issues and concerns surrounding the entrepreneurial world, and unlimited access to articles written by experts.
These apps are available for Android or iOS phones in Google Play or the App Store.