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iPhone 6s payment plans: the best way to finance your new iPhone

There’s never been a more confusing time to buy an iPhone. If you’re looking for the best deal on a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you have tons of options. From Apple to AT&T, Verizon to T-Mobile, carriers and retailers have expanded their options for buying a new iPhone. That, plus an upheaval in […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Hearst-Backed Finance iOS App Manilla Improves Its User Interface

Popular account manager and bill organizer app Manilla has received a significant update. Back by the Hearst Corporation, Manilla is designed to let you manage and share personal finances, household bills, subscriptions, healthcare account, and travel rewards — alongside acting…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Easy, Stress-Free Personal Finance And Budgeting With MoneyWiz For Mac And iPad [Review]

moneywiz-logoThe best, obvious financial solution is one that automatically performs accounting tasks as funds are spent without the need for human input. But until such a system exists that actually works, we’re stuck with having to record our spending habits manually. Still, it could be worse; at least there are solutions out there like the […]

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Springtomize Dev Releases Exquisitely Beautiful Non-Jailbreak Finance App For iPhone


Filippo Bigarella is best known for being the developer of some of the most popular jailbreak tweaks for iOS, including Springtomize, LivelyIcons, and PasswordPilot Pro. But he’s just launched his first official iPhone app through the App Store.

It’s called Balances, and it’s a wonderfully simply finance app with a gorgeous interface that’ll help you keep track of the money you owe and the money owed to you.

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Apple Sells Record $17 Billion Worth Of Bonds To Finance Its Stock Buyback


Despite having a mountain of cash overseas, Apple has decided it’d be cheaper for the company to go into debt for its stock buyback program, rather than bring the money back to the U.S. to be taxed.

After taking the initial steps yesterday toward offering bonds to investors, Apple opened up its order book today and plans to sell $ 17 billion worth of bonds. The six-part all dollar offering has  [Read More…]

Apple Is Going Into Debt To Finance Its $100 Billion Stock Buyback


Last week, Apple announced its plans to return $ 100 billion in stock to investors over the next few years. The increase more than doubled Apple’s original capital return program of $ 45 billion. Quarterly dividend payments also increased 15%, or $ 3.05 per common share.

Apple may have a huge cash pile, but even the world’s most valuable company will have to go into debt to finance a return program of  [Read More…]

Hurricane Sandy Gave Navigation, News, Finance Apps A Massive Boost… But Not Weather?

Use of weather apps actually decreased during Hurricane Sandy.

When Hurricane Sandy left millions of people across the East Coast of the United States without electricity, portable, battery-powered devices like smartphones and tablets were all they had to rely on. Not only did they provide a means of entertainment, but they also allowed those affected by the storm to follow the latest news and weather information.

With that being the case, Sandy  [Read More…]