Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 Millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. Bustle's Get Money series gets real about what Millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your finances should feel empowering, not intimidating.
I think it happens to everyone at some point — needing help to manage money. Well, luckily there are several sites and apps to help you manage your money, invest, and budget all your expenses once and for all. Yes, some people use a financial advisor to assist them, but, TBH, not everyone can shell out the cash for one. So, enter Google and iTunes, and you're just a few seconds away from money and budgeting advice. And there are money-oriented services out there on everything from budgeting to investing. Plus, there are ones to help you prevent getting slammed with overdraft fees, like the all-new Dave.
"Finance apps are some of the most powerful tools you can have in your life and take only a few minutes to sign up," Jason Wilk, Dave's CEO and Founder, tells Bustle. "We realized there was nothing out there to prevent overdraft fees, and who wouldn't want to take two minutes to save hundreds of dollars a year? Even if you need an extra $20 to avoid a negative balance, Dave can be lifesaver."
I agree with Wilk about those fees — which are ~super~ annoying (and unnecessary!), yet happen to many people. Below, you'll find out more about Dave, as well as other services to help you manage, budget, and/or invest your money.