App Chat: Apps to Mind Your Money

17:33 minutes

Balancing a checkbook is so 20th century. Now that we all carry computers in our pockets, there are better ways for the budget-minded to keep bank balances in check. In this App Chat, Ellis Hamburger, a reporter for The Verge, reviews his favorite money-minding smartphone apps, from Level Money, which gives users a simple daily spending limit, to Mint, which offers more complex ways to categorize cash flow.

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Segment Guests

Ellis Hamburger

Ellis Hamburger is a former reporter for The Verge in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.