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Managing money, planning meals, and shopping for groceries are all fairly essential skills for learning to live on your own. A variety of tools are available to support these key areas of independent living, including apps for tracking money spent, anticipating upcoming expenses, managing a budget, planning meals, and shopping for groceries. An important consideration when selecting a financial app is whether you want to link to a bank account – not linking means you have to enter all data manually, and linking means entry is streamlined, but you need to consider security issues.
For a set of online money planning tools, visit this website: Practical Money Skills Calculators. Online calculators include “How Much Car Can You Afford?,” “Cost of Credit,” and “Saving for a Goal.”
Apps to consider:
For more information on these and other apps, follow this link to view my presentation from PACER's Simon Technology Center - APPy Hour: Apps for Independent Living – Managing Money, Budgets, a....