Mobile banking is all the rage, with more and more full-featured apps appearing all the time, making on-the-go banking more convenient and powerful than ever. This week at Finovate, we saw a number of apps that promise both a richer user experience and a fuller feature set. See how we scored the Finovate presenters here.
Every Friday morning we report the Top 20 Free Financial Apps as recorded by AppShopper. Last week’s report is here.
Here’s this week’s Top 20. Numbers in parentheses indicate movement over last week.
- PayPal (0)
- Capital One Mobile Banking (+3)
- Bank of America (-1)
- Chase Mobile (-1)
- Wells Fargo Mobile (-1)
- Seeking Alpha Portfolio (-)
- Credit Karma Mobile (-1)
- Mint.com Personal Finance (-1)
- USAA Mobile (0)
- American Express (-2)
- Yahoo! Finance (+3)
- Discover Mobile (0)
- Citi Mobile (0)
- Fidelity Investments (+1)
- Barclaycard (-)
- LevelUp – The Payphone App (-)
- U.S. Bank (-1)
- iSpending (0)
- PNC Mobile Banking (-2)
- Lemon.com Wallet (-1)
PayPal remains on top for the second week in a row, but Capital One jumped up three spots to knock Bank of America from its position as No. 2. Chase Mobile and Wells Fargo round out the top 5. Credit Karma, Mint.com, and USAA Mobile all dropped down a notch to make room for newcomer Seeking Alpha Portfolio–this week’s big winner–and American Express lands at No. 10, down 2 spots from last week.
Barclaycard (which recently signed on with Google Wallet) and LevelUp were the big movers in Nos. 11 to 20, leaping up to the 15 and 16 spots from outside the top 20. Yahoo! Finance climbed to No. 11 from No. 14 last week, while Discover Mobile and Citi Mobile stood pat at Nos. 12 and 13 respectively. Fidelity inched up to No. 14 from No. 15, and the rest of pack mostly held steady, with U.S. Bank, iSpending, and Lemon.com Wallet shifting spots slightly. PNC Mobile Banking dropped 2 spots.
- This week’s big winner: Seeking Alpha Portfolio
- Top Spot: PayPal
- This week’s losers: American Express, PNC Mobile Banking