Best apps for taming your bills

Keep tabs on your financial accounts with one of these free tools.

Best for budgeting

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How it works: Mint connects with your bank, investment, and other accounts to track and analyze your monthly expenses.

Use it to get a big-picture view of how you're spending your money and to create a personalized budget.

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The service will also remind you when bills are coming due and notify you if you are charged a fee or are about to exceed your spending goals.

The downside: You can't use Mint to pay your bills.

Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, desktop

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  @CNNMoney - Last updated July 14 2014 03:37 PM ET

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