Best Checkbook apps with simple account balancing and expense reports
Best checkbook apps comparison. Simple checkbook apps that make reconciling your bank account easy so you know how much money is in your checking accounts and so you do not overdraw your accounts when writing a check or making a purchase. In the Excel checkbook templates you can easily creating custom income and expense reports so you know how much money you are making and spending on a weekly, biweekly, monthly or yearly basis and whether you are overspending so you can take action to cut your expenses and change your spending habits to save money and grow your wealth. The checkbook registers apps can be used for both checking accounts, savings, and credit card accounts.
|Checkbook Software Title||Georges Excel Checkbook Register v4||
Georges Excel Checkbook Register v5
|Georges Excel Checkbook Register v7||Georges Excel Checkbook Register v8||
Georges Excel Checkbook Register v11
|Checkbook App Features:|
|Price (user license)||From $9.95||From $14.95||From $24.95||From $34.95||From $44.95||From $49.95|
|Checkbook App Purpose||Checkbook App Only||Checkbook App Only||Checkbook App with Reports||Checkbook App, Reports & Net Worth Tracker||Checkbook App, Advanced Reports & Net Worth Tracker||Checkbook App, Advanced Reports & Net Worth Tracker|
|Multiple Accounts / Registers||(max of 7 accounts)||(max of 10 accounts)||(max of 10 accounts)||⭐(max of 12 accounts)||⭐(max of 12 accounts)||⭐(max of 12 accounts)|
|Reconcile your Bank Account|
|New: Split Transactions||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: Extra column in registers to tag transactions||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: Income vs Spending Excel Dashboard||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: This Year vs Last Year Dashboard Spreadsheet||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: Wealth Tracker (Net Worth Balance Charts)||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: Master register of all transactions from all 10 or 12 accounts / registers combined||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature|
|New: Custom PivotTable Reports (ex. monthly income & spending reports)||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature||⭐ Best Feature|
|Create Custom Category List||50 Income & 200 Expense Categories||50 Income & 200 Expense Categories||50 Income & 200 Expense Categories||50 Income & 200 Expense Categories|
|Easy Select Category from Drop Down List|
|Filter, Search & Subtotal in Registers|
|Accounts Summary Dashboard|
|Balance your Checking Account|
|Income & Expense Reports & Charts||Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Yearly, & Custom Expense Reports||Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Yearly, & Custom Expense Reports||Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Yearly, & Custom Expense Reports||Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Yearly, & Custom Expense Reports|
|Create your own custom spending reports using Pivot Tables|
|Manual Import via CSV & Excel|
|Rows per account / register||1500||4000||4000||4000||4000||4000|
|PC Compatible||Requires Excel 2010 or higher, or Excel for Office 365 (Excel for Microsoft 365)||Requires Excel 2010 or higher, or Excel for Microsoft 365||Excel for Microsoft 365 or Excel 2021||Excel for Microsoft 365 or Excel 2021||Excel for Microsoft 365 or Excel 2021||Excel for Microsoft 365 or Excel 2021|
|Mac Compatible||Requires Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel 2019 for Mac, Excel 2021 for Mac, or Excel for Office 365 for Mac (Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac)||Requires Excel 2019 for Mac, Excel 2021 for Mac, or Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac||Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac or Excel 2021 for Mac||Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac or Excel 2021 for Mac||Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac or Excel 2021 for Mac||Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac or Excel 2021 for Mac|
|Single User License|
|2 Users-Family License|
The best checkbook register apps are Microsoft Excel templates and are very simple for anyone to use whether you are a single person keeping track of one checking account or a large family managing multiple checking accounts, savings accounts and credit card accounts.
Reconciling your bank accounts is an important feature of the checkbook register app and it includes tools that help you balance your accounts such as the option to mark transactions as reconciled / cleared when you balance your account to your monthly bank statements or your online banking transactions. The checkbook apps then automatically calculates your total outstanding transactions and a count of your outstanding transactions, and the total of your cleared transactions, and your total register balance. Excel checkbook register templates includes a running balance that is automatically calculated with Excel formulas as you enter new transactions into the registers.
The advanced checkbook apps include category reports so you can get totals of how much money you are making vs how much money you are spending. This is a great additional feature compared to just managing your account using a paper checkbook register where you have to manually calculate your running balance and where you can make computations errors which could cause you to overdraw your account and pay expensive overdraft fees. Also paper checkbook registers do not create any income and spending reports.
In addition to tracking your checking accounts, you can also use the checkbook registers to track your credit card accounts where a lot of spending typically takes place because people like to make purchases with a credit card to take advantage of cash back or other credit cards rewards programs such as points towards gifts cards, and travel such as hotels or airline tickets. The custom spending reports are great ways to track your credit card spending because you can assign the transactions to different spending categories. The checkbook apps custom reports can product spending reports based on all accounts, a select group of accounts, or just a single account for different time periods such as weekly expense reports, biweekly spending reports, monthly income and expense reports, and yearly income and expense reports and multi-year income and spending reports.
In Summary, maintaining your personal finances with these Excel checkbook apps using spreadsheet templates is a great alternative compared to other mobile checkbook apps for iPhone, checkbook apps for Android, or free checkbook apps. As long as you are using the required version of Microsoft Excel, the checkbook apps can be used on both a PC and Mac computer and on your desktop or mobile laptop computer. The checkbook app reviews on the product pages are a great place to see positive customer feedback. Simple checkbook software for PC computers, checkbook software for Mac computers, Excel checkbook software for Windows 10, and checkbook software for Windows 11.