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Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Mobile vs. Credit Karma

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Mobile vs. Credit Karma

by August 4, 2016 at 12:47 pm 3 comments

Chase Mobile and Credit Karma are locked in a struggle to claim the number one slot among finance apps this week, with Chase Mobile topping the iOS charts and Credit Karma emerging as number one for Google Play. PayPal and Wells Fargo Mobile also vied for spots four and five on the lists,Read More

Acorns Transforms ‘Cash Back’ into ‘Cash Forward’

Acorns Transforms ‘Cash Back’ into ‘Cash Forward’

by May 18, 2016 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Acorns is bettingthat millennials will prefer “cash forward” to the old-school “cash back” rewards on their purchases. Earlier this week, the micro-investing app launched Found Money, a program that allows brands to “invest in their customers’ future” and automatically invest the cash-back rewards into customers’ Acorns accounts. With this move, AcornsRead More

Are Personal Finance Apps Old News?

Are Personal Finance Apps Old News?

by May 16, 2016 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Personal finance management and investment apps — Level Money, Acorns and the like — have gained popularity among millennials, who seem to enjoy the added control over their finances through smartphones. But on the investor side, the hype over these apps is cooling off, according to Tanya Ladha, senior manager atRead More

Best New Financial Apps 2016, The List

Best New Financial Apps 2016, The List

by May 1, 2016 at 7:25 am 4 comments

1. Robinhood: On Target Launched in December 2014, Robinhood is a zero-fee stock trading app that quickly gained popularity among financially ambitious millennials. Robinhood was paid the enormous compliment of having “cracked the millennial code” by none other than Jay Sidhu, CEO of Customers Bank and founder of BankMobile. Robinhood ranksRead More

Tax Preparation and Investment Apps Rise in Rankings

Tax Preparation and Investment Apps Rise in Rankings

by April 14, 2016 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Credit Karma is still king, but tax preparation apps and investment apps also made a strong showing in this week’s app rankings. This week in the chronicles of apps in the shadow of Credit Karma’s dynasty (first of its name, guardian of credit), some interesting newcomers have joined the top 20 thisRead More

Acorns Launches Media Site for Financial Education

Acorns Launches Media Site for Financial Education

by January 26, 2016 at 12:47 pm 2 comments

Acorns wants millennials to start investing money, and also wants to help them learn how to manage their finances. To that end, the investment platform has launched a media site called Grow that features millennials and financial experts — and some millennials who are themselves financial experts — discussing personal finance.Read More

Top 20 Finance Apps: After Black Friday, Mobile Payments Everywhere

Top 20 Finance Apps: After Black Friday, Mobile Payments Everywhere

by November 30, 2015 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

How did mobile payments do on Black Friday? To look at the Top 20 free financial apps for the two dominant smartphone platforms, you’d think everyone was using mobile payments to do their holiday shopping. On Google Play, the Android Pay app continued its steady climb up the rankings toRead More

Top 20 Finance Apps: Apple Watch Bill Pay Climbs in Ranking

Top 20 Finance Apps: Apple Watch Bill Pay Climbs in Ranking

by July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

While there was some movement in the rankings this week, and an exciting newcomer joined the mix, most apps held their places. The top three spots on both app lists remained the same as last week, with Chase Mobile taking No. 1 in the iOS store and Credit Karma inRead More

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Captures No. 1 Spot

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Captures No. 1 Spot

by July 9, 2015 at 11:06 am 0 comments

Chase’s mobile app has captured the No. 1 spot on Google Play. This week’s top 20 finance apps included even more overlap then last week. Chase Mobile captured the top spot on both the iOS and Google Play stores. The app has not been updated since May 30. Wells FargoRead More