Navigating and taking control over your financial life can be difficult and especially overwhelming between paying automatic service fees, watching for potential fraudulent charges and reading confusing invoices. BillGuard, named Best Free App of 2014 by PCMag and Best App of 2013 by TechCrunch, has identified $50 Million in suspicious charges for registered users and have helped consumers gain back financial freedom.
This incredibly elegant and intuitive (read: easy-to-use) app tracks your purchases and helps you stay on top of bill payments from all of your different accounts. This includes sending you reminders of monthly charges that you may have agreed to but have since forgotten about, as well as real time alerts about possible fraudulent activities occurring. By using BillGuard you'll get a grasp on your spending habits, gain control and ownership over your money and quickly start being able to learn how to save money.
BillGuard is an intelligent app; it asks you to verify or flag charges and each time you do so, BillGuard becomes more personalized. The app's expertise is even more so improved by community-sourced and edited merchant information so that cryptic bills are easily recognised. The app is equipped with systems in place that are on par with major financial institutions. Analytics have shown that only about a third of fraudulant activities are caught by the banks themselves, leaving a massive security gap, which BillGuard helps fill.
BillGuard is user friendly and is compatible with more than 5,000 credit and bank accounts, including Chase, Bank of America, Citibank, Wells Fargo, HSBC, Capital One, BB&T, SunTrust, American Express, Discover and PayPal. Simply stated, it is the shopping companion that will always have your best interests at heart and will keep a watchful eye on your wallet.