Digital Fitness & Financial Planner Apps

Not everyone can afford to pay a personal fitness trainer or financial planner to help manage his or her health and finances. Well maybe they can. With today's mobile application (app) technology you can employ a digital fitness trainer or financial planner for little or no money.

Check out these free and low-cost highly rated apps:

Digital Personal Trainer
  • UC Fitness - The Virtual Personal Fitness Trainer by College Fitness, LLC. This iPhone app allows you to create customized workouts and a companion nutrition app is in the works. Price - $FREE
  • iPersonal Trainer-Fitness Workouts by Brainware. This iPhone and iPad app features built-in (over 385) and custom videos and goal tracking capabilities. Also, works with the free calorie tracker app, Lose It. Price - $0.99 to $2.99
  • Pocket Trainer by Core Interaction, Inc. This iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Blackberry app lets you create a personal profile that creates a personalized fitness program just for you. Currently the only fitness app that automatically tracks your progress and updates your program when necessary. Price - $12.99 (and a free newsletter)

Digital Financial Planner
  • I Was Broke. Now I'm Not. (IWBNIN) by Dan Frist. This iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch app is chock full of unique budgeting, debt and saving tools and tips. Some tools require spreadsheet software (e.g., Excel). Price - $FREE
  • Financial Planning Guide by Morantus Wealth Advisor, Inc. This iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch compatible app includes a glossary of financial terms, financial planning tips, sections to help your prepare for retirement, education, insurance, taxes, budgeting, and credit repair issues. You can upgrade to the "Pro" version that includes an "Ask a Financial Planner" section. This section allows you to post financial planning related questions and have them answered by a professional planner; you can also view questions asked by others and the responses. The Pro version is also available for Android phones. Price - $0.99 to $2.99
  • Personal Financial Planning by Intersog is a self-study financial planning app. Price - $14.99 to $29.99

So, if you have the time and the inclination to be your own personal fitness trainer and/or financial planner, there may be a free or low cost mobile app to help guide you.
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