14 apps to get you more financially fit

If you’re planning to make it your new year’s resolution to get on top of your finances in 2016, there is plenty of technology at hand to make the task easier for you to achieve.

From sticking to a budget to saving on travel, a range of apps are available to help, and many don’t cost a penny so you can start saving straight away. Here’s our pick of the best.

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Six financial books everyone should read

The internet has transformed the way we learn about money. It’s easy to compare and switch savings accounts, follow stock markets and buy and sell shares with a few clicks of the mouse. There are all sorts of tools and articles online that can help you master different aspects of personal finance. However, there is still an important place for books in a broad financial eduction — with their hundreds of pages, they have scope for breadth and thoroughness unavailable elsewhere.

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