3 Apps New to My Home Screen in 2023

4 min readAug 24, 2023

Listening, reading, and finances.

It is not often that new apps make it onto my home screen.

Sometimes just giving them enough time to show what they have and flourish takes too long, but this is probably unfair on them.

But I am glad to say that new apps in listening, reading and finance have forced their way onto my home screen in the summer of 2023.

So what’s new?

I will try to help you today, as I try to do in all my writing.

1. Wallet by BudgetBakers — $19.99 lifetime (a free basic version is also available)

Let me stop you right there. I know finance is boring.

It’s not even the fun part of investing.

This is about the boring part (account and finance tracking).

But after using another budget app for the past year, the lovely interface in Wallet, along with one key feature combination, has won me over.

You can do all the usual things, such as having multiple accounts, tracking and categorising expenses, and logging income.

But the winner here is combining real bank account linking with a one-time fee.

Yes, you read that right.

I hear you clapping for something that shouldn’t be such a rarity, but that is the world we live in now of never-ending subscriptions, so please don’t make me go on about it because I need to catch my breath…

There are no perpetual fees just to have your accounts linked, which makes the whole process so much easier and…




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