Most Australian major banks and credit card providers are supported to use alongside it’s simple, yet powerful features to help you keep track of your spending and the app is available in Android or iOS.
BillGuard remains free to use in the above mentioned countries as it is in the US. BillGuard previously charged a subscription fee for multiple card tracking, but now it’s totally free and totally unlimited.
The main feature of BillGuard is to link all your bank accounts on a read-only basis to pull in your transaction history to your smartphone or tablet without the need to log-in to you internet banking. The app is protected by a pin-code to prevent unauthorised access.
Android Central states:
Also coming to new customers in these three new countries is the Resolve service, where BillGuard will step in and assist its users with dubious charges as an alternative to waiting on hold with the card companies. You can tackle them right within the application. Data breach information makes the international expansion, too, and will alert you if any vendors you’ve spent money with has its data compromised.
Existing U.S. based customers aren’t forgotten, either. As part of the international launch the application has been updated to provide new alerts right before your credit card bills are due, notifications when an account is out of sync and much improved loading time.
Here’s a extract of the description from Google Play Store:
See all your account balances and charges in one place.
Get instant alerts to suspicious charges posted to your accounts.
BillGuard tracks your spending, protects your cards from fraud and unwanted charges, and helps yousave money with simple budgeting that actually works. And it’s absolutely FREE!
Join over half a million users who together have saved millions of dollars.
Now also available in a gorgeous tablet version!
TRACK your spending, the fast and smart way:
✔ Powerful spending meter and budgeting at a glance
✔ Know exactly what you’re spending by category. Adjust on the fly.
✔ All your charges, intelligently organized in one Smart Inbox
✔ Get notified on new purchases. Nothing sneaks through!
PROTECT your cards from fraud and unfair charges:
✔ New! BillGuard data breach alerts tell you when a hacker may have access to your cards
✔ Get alerted right away when BillGuard identifies a sneaky charge
✔ The world’s #1 transaction monitoring app, powered by millions of diligent consumers
SAVE money with smarter tech:
✔ Found an unfair charge? Ask the merchant for a refund with a tap.
✔ Bite-sized, real-time budgeting
✔ $60+ million in card fraud and grey charges found since 2011
✔ Over $1 million in fraudulent charges flagged by BillGuard users since the Target data breach
Now I have downloaded the app but I’m always careful when putting my bank account details into another app so have only put my credit card account in for now.
I’ll give it a go for a while and see how it performs.
Download link below: