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Wesabe



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Published 07/09/2008 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

People generally keep looking for methods and tools which help them in extracting maximum out of their investments and expenditures. This perpetual quest of curtailing their expenses without compromising with their comfort levels lead to the creation of Wesabe. Essentially it is a web based community which gives an interactive platform for its users to share tips and techniques to save money in various fields. The website also provides a goal based approach to its members such as tax-saving, simple banking and insurance needs etc. The member of Wesabe is exposed to number of ideas put forward by the experts of the corresponding arenas. The website facilitates in resolving myriad of financial handling problems effectively.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Wesabe was founded in December 2005 by two entrepreneurs, Jason Knight and Marc Hedlund with a purpose of assisting its users in rectifying the traumas related with financial handling. Initially the scope of this website is limited to few crucial areas of financial monitoring but with a numerical rise in its community membership its boundaries have been stretched to cover almost all the significant financial matters. Wesabe is not only a community but it also works as a financial software which guides its members about fundamental know-how's of spending their money smartly. Wesabe was shut down on July 31st, 2010. In the months before Wesabe has been operating on a shoestring budget, with support from some of the developers and operations people who made up the core team. While the site has remained online, they have not been able to provide the support people need to use it for something so central as financial management.

What are the differences to other apps?

The most distinguished feature of Wesabe is its community based approach which assists its users to share the money saving techniques in a much friendly framework. Wesabe can also be accessed on Wap enabled mobile phones which enables the members to enjoy its benefits in a more convenient manner. Wesabe Macintosh Dashboard Widget is a new application which helps its members to instantly access their account and transactions on MacOS X Dashboard.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The website has a pleasant look and it seems to be fairly interactive. The homepage of Wesabe imparts a purposeful image. The homepage comprises of two main icons namely Site Tour and Free Sign Up. The Site tour assists the visitors to have a better understanding about the utility of Wesabe. The three minute guiding video helps the new visitors in getting familiar with the advantages of joining Wesabe.

How does the registration process work?

Registration with Wesabe is absolutely free and the registration process is so simple that even a novice can join it without anyone's help. The free membership can be acquired by filling some general information such as desired user-name and password, a valid email address, and other relevant data in the application form. Once the registration process is over, the visitor becomes an authorized member of Wesabe.

What does it cost to use the application?

Wesabe is a venture funded enterprise which is absolutely free to its members. Besides there is a plan to launch the 'Pro' version of Wesabe which will be charged appropriately by keeping certain fundamental features free of cost.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Wesabe is a must-join community for all those professionals and businessmen who want their savings to supersede their expenses. The Wesabe software shows a tremendous potential to help those Small enterprises which are at their nascent stages of growth and achieving handsome saving is must for them. As the website helps its members to monitor their spending habits it can also prove to be beneficial for household purposes.

  • Suitable interactive framework to share some effective money saving tips. It cares for each and every penny of its members.
  • Track various bank and credit card accounts at one place for one click monitoring.
  • Categorizes transactions as per user's requirement.
  • Sound check on financial data of its members by maintaining their financial records (e.g. earning and spending). This activity implicitly helps its users to track their spending habits.
  • Enables its members to adopt a goal based approach. This proves to be functional in sorting out the individual based financial shackles. Popular goals from Wesabe include- Pay off Credit cards, Buy a Home, Tax saving and many more.
  • Different groups/forums for discussing financial problems. Prominent groups include Apple Love, Saving Up, Paying it Off and many more.
  • Provides easy uploaders for the most famous operating systems including Windows, Linux and MacOS X.


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