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Manage your financesMaintaining a budget can be complicated and time-consuming. Consider apps to help you keep your finances on track, pay your bills and save toward a goal. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations for virtual accountants in...
[MUSIC] If you're looking for a seamless, well designed way to stay on top of your finances, look no further than mint.com. The website and free app lay out your financial information in one place, so you can really see the big picture. Through the app, do everything from set long term savings goals to keep track of that $5 latte. Mint will help you set a reasonable budget for your family and let you keep track of progress through colorful, easy to navigate graphics. If you're looking to organize you online bill paying, download the free iOS and Android app, Check. Link all your different bills and accounts and you'll get alerts from the app when one is due or if the funds in your account are getting low. If you've linked a bank account or credit card, you can pay that bill directly from the Check app. And finally if your goal is saving money, or paying off debt, the free app Save Up makes it fun to get there. With every dollar you save, you earn credits that can eventually be converted into real cash. All of these apps claim to use the toughest encryption and security measures, but it's always a good idea to have unique and complicated passwords for each site. In San Fransisco, I'm Cara Subboy at cnet.com for CBS news [MUSIC]