Tax day is less than two weeks away, and if you’re like the rest of the world, you’re realizing that you’re not as financially organized as you thought you were. Well, let us help you make the 2014 tax season a little easier. Download these apps, and maybe you’ll actually look forward to hearing from Mr. Tax Man next year!
SplashMoney is helpful because of all the accounts it works with. It even works with multiple currencies, if you’re a frequent world traveler. It’s designed to help you with your personal finances on the go, and because it works well on iPads, iPhones, and desktop computers, you’ll be able to check in frequently.
Pageonce is like a “universal remote for your finances” because it allows you to pay your bills, see all your account balances, and track your payments all in one place. It even allows you to be smarter with your money by tracking frequent flyer miles, rewards, mobile minutes, and text & data usage!
TaxCaster gives you step-by-step directions on how to file your taxes, when the time comes. Just snap a photo of your W-2 and the app will enter the info for you! You can then e-file your tax return to get your refund (fingers crossed) faster.
Mint helps you keep track of your finances all year by working with you to provide a budget. I will then warn you if you’re getting close to exceeding your suggested spending limit on a certain items. You can hook it up to your checking accounts, savings accounts, credit cards, and investments so you see the big picture.
Since you’re going to be using your iPad so often to keep an eye on your finances, you better protect it iPad with the RokShield v3 iPad Mini case. The case includes a kickstand, you’ll be able to use it in bed, on a desk, on a coffee table…anywhere!
On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being confident, 10 being terrified), how afraid of tax season are you this year?