Queen of free: Tools of the budget trade

Everyone has their budgeting tool of preference.

Some of us choose the pencil and paper method, handwriting in each expense and income. Others choose software programs such as Microsoft Money or Quicken to balance the books. As we become more mobile-driven, companies are adjusting to capitalize on their users’ online nature to help consumers succeed with money.

If you’re new to the budgeting app world, I’d like to share a few of my favorite tools, along with their strengths and weaknesses.mint.com

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