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Description

Visually track your spending against your monthly budget on one simple chart. View your total amount spent and unified transaction history across multiple cards.

Budget Burndown is a super simple personal finance app that borrows the idea of a "burndown chart" from Agile software development. You set a monthly budget, which is plotted as an expected spending rate. Your actual spending plots against it as the month goes on. If you keep the lines matched up, you stay on budget. It's a uniquely logical and standardized way to visually track your spending across multiple cards without sign up, ads, annoying emails, non-native design, or any of the bloat that makes other budgeting apps so frustrating to use.

• VISUAL SPENDING TRACKER
At-a-glance visibility into how much you're spending against your monthly budget.

• UNIFIED TRANSACTION HISTORY
Automatically track your total amount spent and transactions across multiple cards in a single list. Adding and importing transactions is available when linking cards is not supported in the region.

• NO SIGN UP
Simply link whichever cards you want to track.

• SECURE AND PRIVATE
Your information is completely safe. You'll use Plaid to link your cards. Your credentials are end-to-end encrypted and completely inaccessible to the app.

• HOME SCREEN WIDGETS
Multiple widgets for at-a-glance insights into your spending without even opening the app.

• SAVING TRANSACTIONS
Save important transactions. This can be helpful when you want to remember to split a bill or expense a purchase later.

• CUSTOM NOTIFICATIONS
Create custom push notification triggers tailor-made for your needs. Set alerts for when a transaction is above a certain amount or contains specified text.

• DARK MODE
Fully optimized for dark user interfaces.

• SAVE MORE MONEY WITH PRO
Every user is allowed to link one card for free, which is enough for many people. Pro users can link multiple. This goes toward maintaining encrypted and private connections with the banks.

On the last day of each period, we'll renew your subscription for your Apple ID unless you cancel at least 24 hours before the period ends. You can cancel by going to your account settings on the App Store.

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Privacy Policy: http://www.ghking.co/modules/Privacy-Policy

What’s New

Version 1.39.0

Further improvements for iOS 14.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Dsxpress ,

No bloat budget app

Pros:
-Simple clean and iOS native looking design.
-No feature bloat. Most other apps on iOS are too confusing to use with too many options and features.
-Burndown visualization is effective for being aware of your spending and minimizing it.
-Privacy policy that respects your privacy.

Cons:
-5 account limit. I have more than 5 accounts so this stings.
-No way to direct connect to your bank/card via OFX
-No way to manually update an account with a CSV/OFX file
-No way to visualize spending over a custom time interval (like a whole year for instance)
-No way to sort the transactions for a month by transaction amount. You can only do it by date.

Suggestions:
-I wish there was a view for investing/savings too in addition to the budget view. Basically set a savings/investing goal every month and see how close you are to hitting it.

If you have less than 6 accounts to track this app is the best and simplest budget program on iOS I’ve seen.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the in-depth review Dsxpress! We'll consider this feedback for future features.

king_jrad ,

So simple, it’s ACTUALLY useful

After trying just about every other overbuilt and needlessly complex finance app out there (aimed squarely at you Nerdwallet, Mint, Personal Cap), I tried Burndown from a friend’s recommendation and FINALLY a finance app that actually does what I need it to: simply monitor and categorize spending on ‘that one credit card you use’ for everything.

EASY TO TELL IF YOU CAN: It’s unique graph based interface is so visually intuitive and allows you to easily tell if buying that round of 8 margaritas is a good idea, even if you’re seeing double from the last round. Over your line? Get the boss to buy it. Under the line?Still get the boss to buy it, but smile feeling good you’re saving money.

MITIGATE ‘VENMO INFLATION’: Paying for a 6 person dinner where friends suddenly get T-Rex arms, can’t reach their wallets and will ‘Venmo you later’? A misrepresented accounting error of death to your card that will blow other app’s monthly budget reporting hopelessly into oblivion with no chance of recovery or correction. With Burndown, just tap charge > edit charge > back on track!

If you’ve been frustrated with the other all-in-one solutions out there and want an app that will actually make a positive difference in your spending habits, try Burndown. So simple it’s actually useful!

Developer Response ,

We've all been there 😂 Thank you for the review!

Stregz ,

Pretty great so far

I’m looking forward to being able to see my monthly budget and my spending habits a little more clearly. I am paying for the monthly membership so I plan on using this app to track my habits for the time being. The only improvement I would like to see is the ability to add my Apple Card, as I am unable to link the card itself. It would also be cool to have a saving goal tracker in addition to your spending habits.

Developer Response ,

Thank you! Glad you're finding the app useful so far. Hopefully Apple will allow non-Apple apps to link Apple Card in the future.

App Privacy

The developer, Gavin King, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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