Sometimes the best things are free. Here are 9 apps for the iPhone and iPad designed to help you with:
- Tracking expenses and mileage
- Organizing bills
- Calculating on the go
- Package and price tracking
Tracking Expenses and Mileage
With Expensify mobile, you can track expenses, snap pictures of receipts as well as create and submit expense reports – all on the go! (Upgrade to “company” version – $5 per month per employee.)
Use MileWiz to detect and log business mileage for tax deduction purposes. Add places you visit often, categorize drives, track gas purchases, generate reports that can be exported to CSV (which can be opened in Excel). Compatible with Apple Watch.
FileThis automatically collects and organizes your online bills, documents, and statements in an easy to use digital filing cabinet. Fully encrypted bank-level security. Reduces clutter. Creates searchable PDFs. The “Forever Free” starter account stores up to 500 MB of data. Compatible with Apple Watch.
Calculating on the Go
Use your finger or a stylus to write and calculate math problems directly on your phone with MyScript Calculator. Add fractions, functions, or symbols quickly without using the keyboard and calculate when you’re done. Edit or correct operations using natural
Don’t want to write a math problem on your screen? Use Photomath and let the app do the work. Simply hold your phone or iPad over a math problem – Photomath will do the calculation and show you the steps used to reach the result.
Create budgets and track the money you earn and spend with Mint. Receive alerts and mini updates via your iPhone for unusual account charges, and get custom tips for reducing fees and saving money. Compatible with Apple Watch.
Sortly is the ultimate organizer app. Use it to label boxes, collectibles, or products and create a searchable inventory. Cheaper than inventory software; more features than Excel. Lawyers can use Sortly to track stored client files; clients can use it to organize collections as part of their estate planning.
Virtual Purchasing Assistant
Operator connects you to experts to find what you want, when you want. Search, buy, or deliver by sending a text. Designed for personal use. Law firms can use Operator to purchase electronics or furniture.
Package and Price Tracking
Where’s your stuff? Let Slice track all your packages, purchases, price drops, and product recalls. Designed for personal or small business use. Compatible with Apple Watch.
Next week: the best productivity apps for iOS, including notetaking, eSigning, task management, workflow, security, travel, and video conferencing.
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