Monthly Archives: December 2013

All Things D:

Startups scrape your financial data for good. (No, really!)

The next big step for companies like SaveUp and Mogl could be partnerships with major financial institutions. But that’s easier said than done. Another personal finance startup, BillGuard, spent the past two years trying to get banks to offer “antivirus for bills” as a service to their customers, before scrapping that plan to go straight […]
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Forbes:

Apps for saving money

If sticking with your budget is on your resolution list, the following apps can help you get your finances in line. Monitor your expenses, find discounts, and stay organized by turning your phone into a digital wallet. ... Read More
TechCrunch:

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up next? The Best Mobile Apps Of 2013. ... Read More
WHNT News 19:

Smartphone Apps to Make Saving and Tracking Money Fun in 2014

Billguard helps you protect against so-called grey charges. Those are hidden fees, billing errors, scams and credit card fraud. You can flag these charges to your accounts and then Billguard alerts you when a user has flagged a similar charge in your account. The app also functions as a dashboard where you can track your […] ... Read More
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Examiner:

Popular New Year’s resolutions: Free apps & top tips to help keep resolutions

BillGuard – This free app includes colorful graphs and charts to help you lower your monthly expenses. ... Read More
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The Next Web:

The best iOS apps launched in 2013

BillGuard’s predictive algorithms alert users of unexpected charges such as hidden fees, billing errors, scams and fraud on credit card bills. It also issues alerts when a similar dubious charge has been flagged by other users, or receives a complaint elsewhere on the Web. As such, the ‘BillGuard brain’ becomes more accurate over time. ... Read More
Bankrate:

Target confirms encrypted PINs stolen

“There is no better solution or alternative to a consumer than simply checking your card activity regularly,” Samid says. Consumers who used their debit cards at Target during the breach window should be aware that even if they don’t see fraudulent activity immediately, the card can be used for fraud later. ... Read More