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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Toshl Finance for frugality

Expenditures are an important part of life, and for some it is what life is all about and frugality: the quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness; "he scorned the finer things in life and valued frugality and simplicity", is a lost virtue. Wait a second, this is the wrong blog to go into this tangent.
My bad, yeah, Tosh Finance

It is said that knowing is half the battle, and if you want to keep a check on your finances, that is to know your spending and to slow it down a bit in case you are going over the limit, hence check was used as it means both the things that I wrote above. Yeah, I am that cool. 

This service allows you to record your expenses (multiple expenses but only single income in the free version) , tag them neatly, set a budget, present the data in pretty visualizations, export your data (in CSV format in case like me you will use it for free but that's okay as CSV also opens up in spreadsheets software i.e. M$ Office Excel, or like me if you use Kingsoft Office), and sync it all with 
See, you can either opt to pay some money, get Toshl Pro and get a few extra features or be like me and use Toshl like a Pro. 

All this plus it's supported on various platforms as Toshl Finance is available on the Web, iPhoneAndroid, Symbian, Windows Phone and MeeGo.

Here's how it looks on the web:

I have the Tosh Finance app on my Lumia 520, and it works fine 
To add an expense, put in the amount, tag it (and you also have the option to geotag it), put in a description if it pleases you, set whether it is a recurring expense, and voila!