Creating and Maintaining an Effective Budget

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

A list of online apps, websites and Twitter feeds that can help you with personal finances.

EEBA Can Help 

This is a tool you can use to create a shareable budget. The free version allows you to share your budget “envelopes” with one other person.

Mint 

Input your bank information into this website and it will show you where you spend your paychecks. It breaks down spending into easy to understand graphs and charts.

Budget Pulse

If the idea of saving all of your sensitive bank account on a website makes you a little uneasy, then this website can track your spending without needing bank account numbers.

Wesabe Groups 

A group forum dedicated to financial discussion.

Personal Financial Help Twitter Feeds

@Bankrate 

Followers: 38, 174
Tweets: 14,136
Sample Tweet: “Search the model number of lights and appliances online for the best price. Factor in shipping and return hassles. http://dld.bz/b7yeC

 

@ManVsDebt 

Followers: 224
Tweets: 43
Sample Tweet: “Random Friday pop quiz: What day of week is it HARDEST for you to make good financial choices? Joan votes Saturdays - everyone home, busy.”

 

@CNNMoney 

Followers: 405,766
Tweets: 34,016
Sample Tweet: “What do you do if you're close to retirement but haven't saved nearly enough? Take a look at one couple's story http://cnnmon.ie/Nc2W4c

 

@TheyCallMeCheap 

Followers: 1,725
Tweets: 5,816
Sample Tweet: “7 Literally Disgusting Ways to Save Cash http://bit.ly/vWOAmX

 

@MoneyHighway 

Followers: 3,791
Tweets: 11,918
Sample Tweet: “Are you looking to apply for your first credit card? A few tips for first time users! http://ow.ly/c14bF

 

@SamJones_71 

Followers: 19,581
Tweets: 24,479
Sample Tweet: ”How The Housing Crisis Widened The Credit Score Gap Facing African ... http://bit.ly/ORBAUr

 

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