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Let’s face it: Balancing work, a home life, a social life, and getting a little “me time” can be challenging. Add to that all of the other things you have to manage in your life – bills, car maintenance, finances – and it can sometimes feel like you’re in way over your head. Thankfully, there are tons of free financial apps out there that are designed to make your life more convenient and give you time for all of the other things on your to-do list. Check out these top free financial apps that will put a little pep back in your step:

Gas Cubby (iPhone):

Brought to you by the AppCubby team, Gas Cubby keeps track of your gas mileage and vehicle maintenance so that you can save money and keep your car running in top condition. You can easily set up customizable service reminders, store vehicle information, like license plate, VIN number, and other details, and get stats on your car’s performance. 

Mortgage Calculator FREE (iPhone):

Are you currently looking to buy a home? If so, this app is for you. Mortgage Calculator FREE for iPhone will help you quickly and easily determine your monthly mortgage payment and will give you real-time information on current mortgage and refinancing rates so that you can make an informed decision. Knowing your options will help you determine what is the most economically sound decision for you.

iSlick (iPhone & Android):

Do you love to shop? Do you love a good deal even more? If you said yes to both of these questions, then download iSlick for your iPhone or Android and start saving. iSlick brings the best deals on the web right to your smartphone. Whether you’re looking for electronics, clothing, or sporting equipment, iSlick will help you find the best price.

Venmo (iPhone & Android):

The days of cash and checks are gone with Venmo. Need to pay your roommate half of the utility bill? Send it to him on Venmo. Need to split a dinner check? Send your portion to your dinner date on Venmo. Sharing a cab? Split the fare on Venmo. Very similar to PayPal, Venmo lets you easily make and share payments with friends and family so that you don’t have to scramble for cash, write a check, or that dreaded I.O.U.

Wikinvest Portfolio Manager (iOS, Android, Blackberry & Honeycomb):

The companion app to Wikinvest.com, Wikinvest Portfolio Manager lets you manage all of your investment accounts on the go. By aggregating all of your brokerage holdings into a single view, Wikinvest Portfolio Manager helps save you money by keeping you up to speed and providing real-time quotes and news. Also included in this free app are charts, community analysis, fundamentals data, and the ability to compare your performance to major indices. If you’re serious about investing, you need to have this app in repertoire.

Manilla (iPhone & Android):

Tired of paying late fees? Then try Manilla. The free app, a companion to Manilla.com, helps consumers manage their household accounts, including financial accounts, utilities, subscriptions, daily deals, and travel rewards programs. Under a single password, Manilla gives customers an automated, organized view of all of their account information, text and email reminders to pay bills, renew expiring subscriptions, and manage soon-to-expire daily deals, all with unlimited storage and seamless document retrieval. With all these features, say goodbye to late fees! Download now >>

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