Finance41 is a free online personal finance service that keeps track of your spendings, incomes ... More
Finance41 is a free online personal finance service that keeps track of your spendings, incomes and savings.
What sets Finance41 apart from other personal finance services is the commitment we’ve made to keep it as simple and easy to use as possible while adding all the features users need and keeping it free.
Adding transactions can’t be any faster, with a one input field form. The user interface is minimal to stay out of your way and deliver your financial date in a clear, easy to follow layout.
Last updated 4 Apr 2011
Published 1 Dec 2011
As one of many personal finance trackers I have to say I’ve seen tidier looking examples than this one that apparently uses "cutting edge technologies to create the greatest user experience." I’ve no doubt it will do a job for you and it’s free so playing around with its functions is probably a good idea and you can do that without actually creating an account. I’d certainly recommend this course of action because the screenshots and advice given when you click on "help getting started" are not the clearest instructions you will ever read.
The app has all of the basic features and functions you’d expect to see and you can set up your accounts and tag them accordingly. You can add income and expenditure and also set up recurring transactions using the repeat drop-down box.
I may be being a bit harsh on the look of this one and to their credit they are adding new features to it on a regular basis. You can now include budgets to your accounts and get an instant view of how you’re actually doing against them both on an amount and percentage basis.
I suppose my issue with this one is all about aesthetics. To me it looks a bit cumbersome and some of the ways it gets round issues are a bit long winded. For instance IOU’s are dealt with by a transaction one way followed by a reversal of it when it’s settled rather than the simple action of...