Finance-tracking webapp Buxfer manages expenses and group finances all in a good-looking, modern interface.
Two nice bits at Buxfer I liked immediately: the ability to sign in using an existing Google, Yahoo or Facebook account (it doesn't force you to create yet another
login!) and the ability to SMS transactions to your account. Buxfer is definitely worth a look for folks looking to track their money more
Google Gears functionality
Buxfer might be the answer for people who do not want to blindly
trust an unknown company with sensitive data (goodbye Mint!)
The service uses Google Gears to store account login information and credentials on your own computer, then syncs the data collected with the Buxfer servers.
It seems like a good answer to the "sensitive data" issue.
Buxfer helps college roommates, friends and family members keep runnning tallies of shared expenses. Whenever they pay bills, Buxfer automatically divides up each person's share and alerts others in the group by email or text message. It takes away the awkwardness of going to collect later.
Buxfer provides a clean interface for tracking your purchases, payments and trends in your spending habits.
use of Google Gears
to store sensitive financial information on your machine is sure to please those concerned about online financial privacy.
Mint has received some heat about storing personal data on its servers. Wesabe, like Buxfer, offers a set of
financial information upload tools. We've found Buxfer's implementation of this offline component to be easier to use.
Buxfer lets you track and tag your expenses with friends and groups. You can either
add you payments to Buxfer manually or import a payment statement from your bank, Quicken, or Microsoft Money. Having your payments on Buxfer lets you manage your
balances with friends and analyze your expenses over time through pie charts and graphs. Buxfer has a Facebook, mobile, and iPhone
Where Buxfer really shines is in its simplicity. The service features easy-to-understand tabs that provide step-by-step instructions
on how to add accounts, see reports, and create budgets.
Buxfer allows you to link your credit card and bank accounts to the site. If they belong to a major institution like Bank of America, it asks you if you want
it to synchronize the accounts for you. Buxfer is simple and responsive. If you're looking for something basic, it's a great place to start.
Buxfer is named "Best of the Web" for several pioneering features, including login via third-party APIs, transaction input via email, file appending, Google
gadget, and budget alerts.
Buxfer is refreshingly designed and clever in their use of modern navigation and communication techniques,
something that cannot always be said about typical banking sites.
Kudos to you guys for a great product! I love buxfer. It has
enabled my wife and I to stay on top of our finances as we climb out of
debt -- Nick
Awesome tool! It really helped me focus on my spending
habits and learn to be thirfty. In these tough economic times, a
tool like Buxfer is such a boon -- Madhu
This is by far the best expense tracking website I've seen. I tried a
couple of others, but none had all the features I wanted - Maiasaura
Simply the best in the web – I tried 11 sites! - Brun Attilio