For frequent business travelers and engaged office goers, managing their finances has become a tedious affair. Though radical developments in the technology world have come as a requisite for such diligent people, they often perplex themselves over using the right gadget or software that will help them in this regard. Of all the gadgets available, smartphones and tablet devices that are powered by iOS and Android mobile operating systems are proving to be reliable and dependable. Notably iOS and Android, as the functionality of the device powered by Android or iOS can be extended with the help of thousands of apps that can be downloaded.

Though there are many developing gadgets shoring up with app functionalities, iOS and Android collectively lead the space by a country mile. Smartphones and gadgets that are powered by the Android mobile operating system certainly have access to more than 600,000 free and premium apps. With more than 20 billion app downloads till date, Google Play has become one of the top app download sites, second only to Apple’s App Store.  Google Play houses free and paid apps that are classified under more than 25 general categories and eight gaming categories. Of the more than 480 free finance applications available in Google Play, I have shortlisted below the five best finance apps:

1. Financial Calculators:

This is certainly a must-have app that will oversee all your financial calculations. This app comprises of a currency converter, refinance calculator, retirement & 401k calculator, compound interest calculator, and credit card pay-off calculator. With an average rating of 4.6, the app has received more than 1,700 downloads till date.

2. Personal Finance:

This is one of the best free finance apps that will help you budget, track, and manage your finances.  The app amasses all your financial accounts in one place, so that you can easily manage finances from your smartphone. There is one cliché to this app, it only connects to financial institutions based in the U.S. and Canada. The app has garnered an average rating of 4.1 with more than 23,000 downloads till date.

3. Google Finance:

If you would like to get real time stock quotes in your smartphone, then Google Finance app will serve the purpose well. Google Finance as a website offers stock quotes, financial news, portfolio management services, and more. All the services are synchronized in this app to suit your smartphone and tablet device. The app also allows you to access financial charts, and updates you with the latest market news. Of the more than 14,000 downloads it has received till date, about 9,000 users have given it a four and five star rating.

4. Stock Quote:

This finance app provides real-time & pre-market stock quotes, technical charts, market overview on indexes, funds, and ETF, recent financial news, currency portfolio updates, commodity & futures updates, along with a set of commodity widgets. With an average rating of 4.2, the app has received more than 1,100 downloads till date.

5. Expense Manager:

This great financial management app that helps you track expenses, schedule payments, export & import account details, search & analyze financial reports, and categorize incomes by week, month, and year. The app has received more than 9,000 downloads till date with an average rating of 4.6.

Author Bio:  Teyona Dame is a tech-lover and enjoys writing interesting topic about technology.  She writes for xfinityonline, a site that offers savings and current information on xfinity, as well as services.