Editor’s Note: Today’s post is authored by Erica Holland. In addition to her full-time role at a private equity firm, Erica runs a personal finance and lifestyle blog, ModMoney, where she simplifies personal finance in a relatable way, and dives into important “real world” topics seldom taught in school.
From Erica: There’s something about the start of a new year that renews our motivation to accomplish goals. Maybe that means finally becoming a morning person. Or hitting the gym more regularly. Perhaps we want to be more present with loved ones or pause social media activity before bed. We set these intentions in an effort to live better, healthier, and happier. But there’s an important part of living well that we often overlook: financial health.
The idea of managing your money can be daunting. But in this digital age, technology platforms are making it increasingly easier to track, save, spend, and invest your money in a savvy way. To get you started, here are the five best apps to help you manage your money this year.