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Dollarbird - Personal finance calendar

Dollarbird - Personal finance calendar

Dollarbird Apps

Collaborative smart calendar for your finances with a spark of AI.

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  • img Community
    It’s 48 hours until payday and you want to get a pizza. You look in your wallet and see it’s empty. Want to know where your money went? With an app like Dollarbird you can accurately track your spending.
    img by frank
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Organize and arrange your shopping budget around a calendar. With this tool, you can calculate the impact of your expenses on your balance. It allows you to add your salary and expenses and create a budget. This $0 cost resource helps cut back on unnecessary spending.
    img by Steve
    1 year ago
  • Seriously Best Financial App Ever!!! Feb 20, 2021

    By RealDollarUser
    I discovered Dollarbird about three or four years ago. I echo another user’s comments I can’t understand why mor people don’t use this app. I have uses them all. Most track budgets - as this app does as well - but the calendar cash flow view is simply the most powerful budgeting tool I’ve ever used! Not only can I track my budget against my spending categories but I can control and predict and run budget scenarios quickly. I have never felt more completely in control of my finances. Also the fact that this app does not link to a bank connects you to your financial life and keeps you constantly aware of where you stand. I thought it would be hard or I might forget but that never happens. Also there are reminders to add transactions and the ability to program any type of transactions. Also the new ability to make a duplicate calendar to run budget scenarios: new monthly expenses, buy a new car, change in mortgage/rent, save for a trip, change in salary you name it. The ability to literally see your daily cash flow for months into to future has proven to be a game changer. The new look is the perfect refresh. It keeps all the functionality of the app but updates the visuals in a way the makes the app even more useful and useable. Great work all associated with this app!!
  • Well worth it to pay for the subscription changes!!! Feb 27, 2021

    By Kena803
    I have been using this app for awhile now when it was free. They recently changed from a completely free app to a monthly or yearly subscription price. Let me tell you that it is worth it if you are serious about tracking your finances. Excellent tool to help become debt free. I have no choice but to go ahead and pay the price to continue using it’s features. You can input your income and budgeted bill amounts to the corresponding date and see a forecast of your cashflow months out. Bills can be set up to be recurring or custom made fit to your payment schedule. No this app does not pay your bills for you, neither connects to your bank account. You have to manually reconcile when a payment clears. Not fully automatic, but still i love how this works. I am more disciplined to be more involved with how i relate and spend money.
  • Jun 18, 2021

    By Carlos P.
    Update: took a star down because of the transaction limit per day (it's like only 3). It's so annoying, specially if I'm traveling and make multiple small purchases. Great for keeping track of my spending. I like that it learns how to sort by category. It's helpful at the end of the month to check what kinds of things take the bulk.
  • Exactly what I was looking for! Sep 11, 2018

    By Cmarkward
    Why aren’t more people using this method?!!? This is the best way that I know of to project expenses. We don’t get consistent bill amounts in a consistent manner. So without having that information, how can you anticipate if you have enough money for the next month? Just because there seems to be enough in your account doesn’t mean that there is. Especially when you factor in that there are five week months. On some of those, you get paid three times per month (factoring in bi-weekly paychecks). But what about the other 5 week months, when you only get paid twice? You still have two factor in an additional weeks expenses, such as gas and groceries. By being able to project out, I can make sure that I have enough in my account. I can’t say enough good things about this method!
  • Old version was better Sep 17, 2017

    By addierosee
    I've used this app religiously for almost 2 years and would even pay for an upgrade with more features but this update is B-A-D! The app constantly crashes! About 40% of the time I try to use it, it will not register the date I click on. It flips to a month or 2 forward. This is soooooo frustrating. The calendar is much more difficult to navigate and click on different dates. Swiping transactions to reconcile them is much more difficult. In the older version it was much smoother. Also you can't compare balances from one month to the next. In the old version if you were looking at the recap for your monthly expenses you could easily swipe from month to month. Why put out an update with LESS features?? Total bummer. I was so pumped to see there was an update but I am now so disappointed that I have spent this much time inputting my data and using it to track my expenses. It now has no benefit for me :-(
  • Jul 9, 2021

    By Q B
    Loved this app, but now with transaction limits its not as fun and helpful for me to use.
  • Great app. Needs improvement Jun 28, 2021

    By sailormoon5683
    I love the app and have been using it since 2019 and have referred it to other people many times. I like the ability to change categories and it auto refills them after a while based on the entries. I am not sure why the balance no longer matches what i see in my bank account (i tried to keep up and to do checks/balances) and have gone back to the beginning too but i can find the “missing” entries anymore. the fact that some paycheck entries do not show the cents bothers me still even though i was told it’s being accounted for. I tried to add multiple years and divide it up after but the starting balance can only be set for the current date and not a date in the past :( would be nice to have yearly calendars if you are paying foe the pro version. I like it overall and it keeps me organized. Looking forward to more updates though.
  • Almost Perfect Feb 25, 2021

    By Too Taylor
    Dollarbird is my favorite app for budgeting forecasts and keeping track of my balances and expenses. It’s so easy to set up re-occurring payments and income, while also being easy to change. However, whenever you make one of these changes, you have to re-confirm every entry in a series, one at a time. This can be quite tedious if you’re playing around with values, making category adjustments, or altering a schedule of payments/income. Whenever you make a change to a series item, Dollarbird asks if you want to make the change to just that instance or the entire series. The one thing that it won’t let you do is confirm all entries. A great example of this is they just added some category symbols and diving into my categories made me realize that I need to breakout and combine certain categories for better representation of my spending. Well, for many of those items that I know will always happen, I now have to go through and confirm all future instances of them. I know this lack of feature is because “what if something changes,” but I’d rather have to make a one time change at a singular, random point in the future than have to confirm my transactions every single month or whenever I make a minute change. Being able to “confirm all” is the only feature I could possibly ask for from this app.
  • Seriously Best Financial App Ever!!! Feb 20, 2021

    By RealDollarUser
    I discovered Dollarbird about three or four years ago. I echo another user’s comments I can’t understand why mor people don’t use this app. I have uses them all. Most track budgets - as this app does as well - but the calendar cash flow view is simply the most powerful budgeting tool I’ve ever used! Not only can I track my budget against my spending categories but I can control and predict and run budget scenarios quickly. I have never felt more completely in control of my finances. Also the fact that this app does not link to a bank connects you to your financial life and keeps you constantly aware of where you stand. I thought it would be hard or I might forget but that never happens. Also there are reminders to add transactions and the ability to program any type of transactions. Also the new ability to make a duplicate calendar to run budget scenarios: new monthly expenses, buy a new car, change in mortgage/rent, save for a trip, change in salary you name it. The ability to literally see your daily cash flow for months into to future has proven to be a game changer. The new look is the perfect refresh. It keeps all the functionality of the app but updates the visuals in a way the makes the app even more useful and useable. Great work all associated with this app!!
  • Well worth it to pay for the subscription changes!!! Feb 27, 2021

    By Kena803
    I have been using this app for awhile now when it was free. They recently changed from a completely free app to a monthly or yearly subscription price. Let me tell you that it is worth it if you are serious about tracking your finances. Excellent tool to help become debt free. I have no choice but to go ahead and pay the price to continue using it’s features. You can input your income and budgeted bill amounts to the corresponding date and see a forecast of your cashflow months out. Bills can be set up to be recurring or custom made fit to your payment schedule. No this app does not pay your bills for you, neither connects to your bank account. You have to manually reconcile when a payment clears. Not fully automatic, but still i love how this works. I am more disciplined to be more involved with how i relate and spend money.
  • Jun 18, 2021

    By Carlos P.
    Update: took a star down because of the transaction limit per day (it's like only 3). It's so annoying, specially if I'm traveling and make multiple small purchases. Great for keeping track of my spending. I like that it learns how to sort by category. It's helpful at the end of the month to check what kinds of things take the bulk.
  • Exactly what I was looking for! Sep 11, 2018

    By Cmarkward
    Why aren’t more people using this method?!!? This is the best way that I know of to project expenses. We don’t get consistent bill amounts in a consistent manner. So without having that information, how can you anticipate if you have enough money for the next month? Just because there seems to be enough in your account doesn’t mean that there is. Especially when you factor in that there are five week months. On some of those, you get paid three times per month (factoring in bi-weekly paychecks). But what about the other 5 week months, when you only get paid twice? You still have two factor in an additional weeks expenses, such as gas and groceries. By being able to project out, I can make sure that I have enough in my account. I can’t say enough good things about this method!
  • Old version was better Sep 17, 2017

    By addierosee
    I've used this app religiously for almost 2 years and would even pay for an upgrade with more features but this update is B-A-D! The app constantly crashes! About 40% of the time I try to use it, it will not register the date I click on. It flips to a month or 2 forward. This is soooooo frustrating. The calendar is much more difficult to navigate and click on different dates. Swiping transactions to reconcile them is much more difficult. In the older version it was much smoother. Also you can't compare balances from one month to the next. In the old version if you were looking at the recap for your monthly expenses you could easily swipe from month to month. Why put out an update with LESS features?? Total bummer. I was so pumped to see there was an update but I am now so disappointed that I have spent this much time inputting my data and using it to track my expenses. It now has no benefit for me :-(
  • Jul 9, 2021

    By Q B
    Loved this app, but now with transaction limits its not as fun and helpful for me to use.
  • Great app. Needs improvement Jun 28, 2021

    By sailormoon5683
    I love the app and have been using it since 2019 and have referred it to other people many times. I like the ability to change categories and it auto refills them after a while based on the entries. I am not sure why the balance no longer matches what i see in my bank account (i tried to keep up and to do checks/balances) and have gone back to the beginning too but i can find the “missing” entries anymore. the fact that some paycheck entries do not show the cents bothers me still even though i was told it’s being accounted for. I tried to add multiple years and divide it up after but the starting balance can only be set for the current date and not a date in the past :( would be nice to have yearly calendars if you are paying foe the pro version. I like it overall and it keeps me organized. Looking forward to more updates though.
  • Almost Perfect Feb 25, 2021

    By Too Taylor
    Dollarbird is my favorite app for budgeting forecasts and keeping track of my balances and expenses. It’s so easy to set up re-occurring payments and income, while also being easy to change. However, whenever you make one of these changes, you have to re-confirm every entry in a series, one at a time. This can be quite tedious if you’re playing around with values, making category adjustments, or altering a schedule of payments/income. Whenever you make a change to a series item, Dollarbird asks if you want to make the change to just that instance or the entire series. The one thing that it won’t let you do is confirm all entries. A great example of this is they just added some category symbols and diving into my categories made me realize that I need to breakout and combine certain categories for better representation of my spending. Well, for many of those items that I know will always happen, I now have to go through and confirm all future instances of them. I know this lack of feature is because “what if something changes,” but I’d rather have to make a one time change at a singular, random point in the future than have to confirm my transactions every single month or whenever I make a minute change. Being able to “confirm all” is the only feature I could possibly ask for from this app.
  • Buggy, not as clean Sep 9, 2017

    By DeeLamps
    The old dollarbird was so clean and did exactly what I needed. That app seriously turned my personal finances around. This new version had a lot of great things, but it's just so buggy. It freezes and shuts down all the time, you essentially can't use it when you don't have cell service/wifi, when you flip through different months on the calendar it's a 50/50 on whether the next month will actually load, the transfer feature between different account calendars just doesn't work (I try to use it to denote when I'm putting money in my savings), and switching between different calendars also takes two or three tries before it actually loads. I could keep going... Dollarbird classic was absolutely crucial in the last year for me, and it's disappointing to have to switch to this new version and then not have a product that can handle the type of use its users have come to depend on.
  • Absolutely Indispensable Oct 17, 2019

    By amandarbintz
    This app completely changed how I manage my finances. I use it compulsively. I don’t know how I’d get by without it. When I found Dollarbird, I was fresh out of college and struggling to track my income vs. my expenses. Dollarbird came to my rescue. I love that it’s all manual. Other apps I tried that link to bank accounts often misread transactions and placed them in the wrong category, which resulted in the budget functionality not working properly. With this app, absolutely everything is within your control, and it’s so customizable. Budgeting is the one thing I wish Dollarbird had. I’ve come up with a workaround, but this app would be absolutely perfect if there were some way for it to alert me I’m approaching the limit on one of my spending categories for the month.
  • Jul 11, 2021

    By Kelly Roberts
    After using this successfully for a few years it has recently become completely unusable. Transactions don't appear, random balances of minus 45k!!!! Crashing continually. Having relied on this for budgeting and knowing what is coming up it has somewhat left me in the dark. Uninstall and reinstall made no difference and this is the paid version!!!!!
  • Sep 5, 2021

    By Maria Alejandra Calderon Arbizu
    How convenient...when you try to delete completely your account it says "No internet connection"....and here I am posting this BAD review. I used to love this app. Now, so many updates that make imposible to use it.
  • Freezes and crashes constantly Nov 13, 2017

    By moopoints
    I am pretty disappointed by the update to Dollarbird 2, mostly for two reasons: 1) the new interface feels like it had the purpose to look good with no real purpose. Charges are harder to find and the monthly overview looks jammed. 2) A bigger letdown however is how data is handled on Dollarbird 2. Now it takes a long time after launching the app until all data has been loaded (it appears the app tries to load the most recent state from the server every time you open the app). This makes the simple process to open Dollardbird and adding charge very slow and cumbersome. Additionally the app freezes (probably also due to server communication issues) constantly. All in all the previous Dollarbird was much simpler and faster to use and this version feels heavy and slow. I am close to giving up on Dollarbird. Update after developer’s response: The app works worse than initially reported by me. It consistently freezes (approx. 9 out of the 10 times I open the app and try to add a charge it freezes). It crashes often as well. And approx once a day it logs you out so you will have to log in again. The app needs serious fixing.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Ryukie5 8
    Used this app for upwards of 4 years. I was willing to work around the 3 transaction restriction of the free version, but now added transactions won't synchronise at all and the app is essentially broken. It's a shame because this app was brilliant with its calendar view and projected totals, but given the issues I'll be moving to another app. *edit* credit where credit is due, the syncing issues have been fixed as of 08/06/21 for me
  • Used to love this until last update. Jan 4, 2019

    By Vmartin7
    So they fixed the app hiding old transactions, great! However, now the app runs so slowly I cannot stand it. It also duplicates transactions, or doesn’t add them at all. Seriously, whatever update you did a month ago, please take it back. There’s no shame in it, Instagram had to do it last month too. I don’t need to take pictures of receipts, I just need the app to work. You had so many good reviews for a reason, please don’t make me have to find another app! Old review: I’ve consistently used this app almost every day for the last few years to keep track of my budget, but the latest update has me quite frustrated. On the calendar there are little circles on the dates to let you know you’ve missed a scheduled transaction. Well now when I go to update the scheduled transaction it’s not there, but the circle is still there! It’s frustrating because I have all my bills scheduled, but they don’t always leave my bank on the day I schedule them for, so I just update them the next day, but now I can’t see them anymore. If you please fix this I’ll update it to the 5 star rating it deserved before this.
  • Aug 18, 2021

    By Sanj Singh
    Was very helpful till the transaction limit, especially when I trying to move money around and trying to plan savings withdrawals
  • May 6, 2021

    By Basil Cedrasun
    Used this app for years - even paid for the "pro" version when it came out - but now they've suddenly started requiring a monthly payment with no warning. I'll find a new app to use.
  • DB classic is best Nov 4, 2019

    By Drakuldragon
    DB Classic is wonderful, functions perfectly. Ive used it daily for years with no trouble. One of the last updates to DB classic broke it for iPhone XS screens. I’ve got 10 items recurring on the first of each month, I can no longer scroll through that entire list and check them all off. It stays below the bottom of the screen. Unusable now, forcing me to use this crappy new one or not use recurring items anymore which is the whole point of being able to track expenses. Very unhappy about being forced into the new app from DB classic. What does it mean by “shutting down” oct 27? One of my biggest complaints is adding items on this version. Categories used to be so easy. Now it’s another click and scroll through a tiny window. Horrible in use! So many other “features” this app has are just clunky, unnecessary, and function poorly. I like the addition of photos and online access but having those is not worth dealing with the horrible operation of this app. There was nothing wrong with DB Classic. Forcing happy users to stop using your product is just bad business.
  • May 28, 2021

    By Anjan Tamang
    UPGRADED AND SUBSCRIBED FOR AN ANNUAL PLAN AND GUESS WHAT THERE IS A BUG ON MOBILE APP AND I REPORTED MANY TIMES AND NO ACTION. DO NOT UPGRADE TO PRO AND DO NOT BOTHER TO UPGRADE, WASTE OF YOUR TIME AND MONEY. NO SUPPORT AT ALL. IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY BUG, JUST BE READY TO FIX YOURSELF OR JUST WAIT FOR MONTHS OR YEARS TO GET IT FIXED. NORTH WORHT IT.
  • May 4, 2021

    By Willem Van Wyk
    I used to love the app. It had a few small glitches and idiosyncrasies, but worked well for my purposes. After using the app for two years, they closed open access, insisting on a very expensive monthly subscription. I would have been happy to pay for a once off purchase or a much lower annual fee, but they are ridiculous to think that I'll be willing to pay that much every month! I have switched to My Budget Book, which I purchased and I'm very happy with the money I spent there.
  • img Community
    It’s 48 hours until payday and you want to get a pizza. You look in your wallet and see it’s empty. Want to know where your money went? With an app like Dollarbird you can accurately track your spending.
    img by frank
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Organize and arrange your shopping budget around a calendar. With this tool, you can calculate the impact of your expenses on your balance. It allows you to add your salary and expenses and create a budget. This $0 cost resource helps cut back on unnecessary spending.
    img by Steve
    1 year ago

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  • Seriously Best Financial App Ever!!! Feb 20, 2021

    By RealDollarUser
    I discovered Dollarbird about three or four years ago. I echo another user’s comments I can’t understand why mor people don’t use this app. I have uses them all. Most track budgets - as this app does as well - but the calendar cash flow view is simply the most powerful budgeting tool I’ve ever used! Not only can I track my budget against my spending categories but I can control and predict and run budget scenarios quickly. I have never felt more completely in control of my finances. Also the fact that this app does not link to a bank connects you to your financial life and keeps you constantly aware of where you stand. I thought it would be hard or I might forget but that never happens. Also there are reminders to add transactions and the ability to program any type of transactions. Also the new ability to make a duplicate calendar to run budget scenarios: new monthly expenses, buy a new car, change in mortgage/rent, save for a trip, change in salary you name it. The ability to literally see your daily cash flow for months into to future has proven to be a game changer. The new look is the perfect refresh. It keeps all the functionality of the app but updates the visuals in a way the makes the app even more useful and useable. Great work all associated with this app!!
  • Well worth it to pay for the subscription changes!!! Feb 27, 2021

    By Kena803
    I have been using this app for awhile now when it was free. They recently changed from a completely free app to a monthly or yearly subscription price. Let me tell you that it is worth it if you are serious about tracking your finances. Excellent tool to help become debt free. I have no choice but to go ahead and pay the price to continue using it’s features. You can input your income and budgeted bill amounts to the corresponding date and see a forecast of your cashflow months out. Bills can be set up to be recurring or custom made fit to your payment schedule. No this app does not pay your bills for you, neither connects to your bank account. You have to manually reconcile when a payment clears. Not fully automatic, but still i love how this works. I am more disciplined to be more involved with how i relate and spend money.
  • Exactly what I was looking for! Sep 11, 2018

    By Cmarkward
    Why aren’t more people using this method?!!? This is the best way that I know of to project expenses. We don’t get consistent bill amounts in a consistent manner. So without having that information, how can you anticipate if you have enough money for the next month? Just because there seems to be enough in your account doesn’t mean that there is. Especially when you factor in that there are five week months. On some of those, you get paid three times per month (factoring in bi-weekly paychecks). But what about the other 5 week months, when you only get paid twice? You still have two factor in an additional weeks expenses, such as gas and groceries. By being able to project out, I can make sure that I have enough in my account. I can’t say enough good things about this method!
  • Absolutely Indispensable Oct 17, 2019

    By amandarbintz
    This app completely changed how I manage my finances. I use it compulsively. I don’t know how I’d get by without it. When I found Dollarbird, I was fresh out of college and struggling to track my income vs. my expenses. Dollarbird came to my rescue. I love that it’s all manual. Other apps I tried that link to bank accounts often misread transactions and placed them in the wrong category, which resulted in the budget functionality not working properly. With this app, absolutely everything is within your control, and it’s so customizable. Budgeting is the one thing I wish Dollarbird had. I’ve come up with a workaround, but this app would be absolutely perfect if there were some way for it to alert me I’m approaching the limit on one of my spending categories for the month.
  • Great app - if I ever lost it I’d be screwed Sep 5, 2018

    By Jeyjayp
    The only thing I would want changed (and it’s not even close to a game changer) is that when you do a balance update, the difference goes into the “money spent” chart under it’s own category. Other than that, this is a great app. It allows me to see my bills in real time from this moment to weeks down the road to months down the road to even years down the road. It would also be cool if it had a savings feature where it would keep track of what you should have in savings - now and later - based on what you tell the app you have and what you are putting in.
  • I love this app, too bad it doesn't seem like it's progressing Dec 2, 2019

    By The Miss Fitz
    Honestly this is the only app I've found that works with the way my brain works - having the running balance of the month displayed on a calendar is great for us visual thinkers. Sadly, it feels like this app is being run by a skeleton crew - there are no updates or real improvements ever and on browser, I constantly get this annoying notification in the corner with news from like 2017. Ugh. And yet - no one else has this, so I'm sticking with it. Until some tech company comes along and buys it, I guess?
  • Favorite Simplified Tracking Tool Nov 14, 2019

    By OliviaGabriele
    This app is my favorite simple way to track spending and balances. I subtract my savings so that the balance shown is just my spending/loose cash and like to know how much I will have on any given day based on reoccurring expenses, and daily spending so that I can see when I’ll have extra cash to save extra one week, or for larger purchases. I think it’s also a really great way to EASILY avoid overcharging if you can see any danger zone days where cash might be tighter for one expense or the other and want to avoid dipping into savings.
  • I love this app Sep 17, 2021

    By TheCatsMeow29
    Shortly after I originally got Dollarbird, it switched to a paid model. I was hesitant to spend $40/year for a budgeting app (wasn’t it supposed to help me SAVE money, not COST money??), but I went for it. So, so worth it. I love how easy it is to use, and as someone who does a lot of freelance work, it’s great for helping me keep track of all my streams of income. I love that you can see the breakdown of spending and earnings and that it compares it to past months so you can start to see patterns in your spending. I cannot recommend Dollarbird highly enough!
  • Jan 8, 2019

    By Jeff Bond
    It was good until they updated it; now it freezes and won't update transactions properly. Time for a new app, I guess. edit: They did indeed fix the issue. Now that it is fixed, this app is worthy of 5 stars. It is a great financial tracking app but the part I love the most is the running balance that it has which many others do not have. This is why I use this particular app.
  • Almost what I was looking for Jan 3, 2021

    By Auntie vintage
    I can’t believe how hard it is to find a calendar based budget app that works. I like that I don’t have to link my bank accounts. It’s hard to get used to the fact that it upcoming expenses are reflected in balance forecast but today’s expenses are not until they are confirmed. I also wish there was a way to track various “sinking fund” balances for cash savings (like the envelope system). And I wish the overall could balance be split ti reflect the 3 different bank accounts I use.
  • Jun 18, 2021

    By Carlos P.
    Update: took a star down because of the transaction limit per day (it's like only 3). It's so annoying, specially if I'm traveling and make multiple small purchases. Great for keeping track of my spending. I like that it learns how to sort by category. It's helpful at the end of the month to check what kinds of things take the bulk.
  • Old version was better Sep 17, 2017

    By addierosee
    I've used this app religiously for almost 2 years and would even pay for an upgrade with more features but this update is B-A-D! The app constantly crashes! About 40% of the time I try to use it, it will not register the date I click on. It flips to a month or 2 forward. This is soooooo frustrating. The calendar is much more difficult to navigate and click on different dates. Swiping transactions to reconcile them is much more difficult. In the older version it was much smoother. Also you can't compare balances from one month to the next. In the old version if you were looking at the recap for your monthly expenses you could easily swipe from month to month. Why put out an update with LESS features?? Total bummer. I was so pumped to see there was an update but I am now so disappointed that I have spent this much time inputting my data and using it to track my expenses. It now has no benefit for me :-(
  • Great app. Needs improvement Jun 28, 2021

    By sailormoon5683
    I love the app and have been using it since 2019 and have referred it to other people many times. I like the ability to change categories and it auto refills them after a while based on the entries. I am not sure why the balance no longer matches what i see in my bank account (i tried to keep up and to do checks/balances) and have gone back to the beginning too but i can find the “missing” entries anymore. the fact that some paycheck entries do not show the cents bothers me still even though i was told it’s being accounted for. I tried to add multiple years and divide it up after but the starting balance can only be set for the current date and not a date in the past :( would be nice to have yearly calendars if you are paying foe the pro version. I like it overall and it keeps me organized. Looking forward to more updates though.
  • Almost Perfect Feb 25, 2021

    By Too Taylor
    Dollarbird is my favorite app for budgeting forecasts and keeping track of my balances and expenses. It’s so easy to set up re-occurring payments and income, while also being easy to change. However, whenever you make one of these changes, you have to re-confirm every entry in a series, one at a time. This can be quite tedious if you’re playing around with values, making category adjustments, or altering a schedule of payments/income. Whenever you make a change to a series item, Dollarbird asks if you want to make the change to just that instance or the entire series. The one thing that it won’t let you do is confirm all entries. A great example of this is they just added some category symbols and diving into my categories made me realize that I need to breakout and combine certain categories for better representation of my spending. Well, for many of those items that I know will always happen, I now have to go through and confirm all future instances of them. I know this lack of feature is because “what if something changes,” but I’d rather have to make a one time change at a singular, random point in the future than have to confirm my transactions every single month or whenever I make a minute change. Being able to “confirm all” is the only feature I could possibly ask for from this app.
  • Extremely powerful tool Sep 30, 2019

    By dstansb
    This app makes financial planning a breeze and is the main tool I use to help me make financial decisions. Minus one star because there are several known bugs that have not been fixed for probably a year now; the development and maintenance of the app seems to be either at snail-pace or has stopped all together. Nonetheless most of the bugs are minor and don’t usually take away from the utility this app provides. The only major bug I recall is that when switching time zones, some calendar items shift a day or two – making the data inaccurate and rendering the app unusable until you’re back to your normal time zone. My workaround is to temporarily change my time zone on my device to my default, if I REALLY need to use the app while traveling.
  • Love this app! Jan 9, 2020

    By rayezin7495
    This app is a much better way to track cash flow than the google calendar I was marking up by hand. The AI feature is handy for auto selecting expense categories based on the brief titles of each entry. I would give five stars except for one annoying bug - it constantly logs me out of the app, sometimes more than once per day, sometimes after several days of usage. My iOS is up to date; I hope this is something that can be fixed in the future. The benefits of the app far outweigh this inconvenience, however.
  • Amazing financial tool, some bugs Nov 19, 2017

    By ttripop
    I use Dollarbird everyday! Even for the smallest transactions, I open up the app and categorize it in a way that makes sense to me. It’s really given me more awareness and power over my assets! Some bugs after the latest update (balance updates won’t save) but none-the-less I’m very happy. Hope to see more future applications with regards to future worth analysis for savings accounts or even weekly financial tips.
  • Perfect for Day to Day Budget Dec 31, 2019

    By Bag of
    This is the 2nd time I’ve used DollarBird and I will be sticking with it. We are in the midst of paying of bills and pretty much live day-to-day. This helps see how spending money today can affect your money in the future. Pros: - Really easy entry - handles recurring really well (allowing to apply one-off changes) - free version is extremely useful (pay to share with others or have more than one checkbook) Cons: - needs the ability to enter a “twice monthly” option (my husband gets paid the 15th and last day of the month) - a search function would be tremendous! I have to search day by day right now to see if I remembered to enter a bill Would be 5 stars if had search function. Love it otherwise!
  • Basic, but gets the job done Aug 2, 2019

    By STP424
    Though it misses some small features that would be nice (like currency conversion and a calculator built into the expense input-like Venmo), the app hits the nail on the head for the majority of uses. The calendar format is nice and the summaries are helpful when you figure out how to use it. Not the easiest interface, but fills the niche without any bugs.
  • Great App Sep 6, 2018

    By Nandagokul
    The App works great. It will be even more useful if you can add the feature to show graphs on annual spending as well. I would like to see how much is spent on a label at the end of the year to make necessary changes to the budget next year. Overall the app is great.
  • Jul 9, 2021

    By Q B
    Loved this app, but now with transaction limits its not as fun and helpful for me to use.
  • Buggy, not as clean Sep 9, 2017

    By DeeLamps
    The old dollarbird was so clean and did exactly what I needed. That app seriously turned my personal finances around. This new version had a lot of great things, but it's just so buggy. It freezes and shuts down all the time, you essentially can't use it when you don't have cell service/wifi, when you flip through different months on the calendar it's a 50/50 on whether the next month will actually load, the transfer feature between different account calendars just doesn't work (I try to use it to denote when I'm putting money in my savings), and switching between different calendars also takes two or three tries before it actually loads. I could keep going... Dollarbird classic was absolutely crucial in the last year for me, and it's disappointing to have to switch to this new version and then not have a product that can handle the type of use its users have come to depend on.
  • Mar 30, 2021

    By Nia Cortes
    I really loved this app, it worked for my personal finances workflow, but sadly I have to uninstall. It's just too expensive, I hope they could launch a personal more affordable plan, I just need one calendar and I'm the only user. I would happily pay for that.
  • Interface is okay. But crashes all the time Sep 13, 2017

    By itsadrianlin
    Edit: The developers responded to my review so I tested it out again. The autofill is pretty good and the overal system is better. HOWEVER, I can't confirm new transactions on the phone without it crashing. Also, in the chart view, you can't scroll to the next month as you could in db classic. Also, I can't find a way to delete categories I made by accident and now they show up in the auto-suggest. Previous: The original Ui was what was so great about db classic. I could easily find the icon that represented my spending since it was laid out on a grid. Now I have to scroll or really on the unreliable auto select. Please fix.
  • Preferred classic’s UI, hate the auto-category Jun 16, 2021

    By AppWatch456
    Still prefer classic UI. new (current) version still sometimes has issues with auto-category. It’s faster now but sometimes still undoes what I manually clicked and makes it uncategorized. Also don’t like that it doesn’t let me scroll ahead to future months. I scroll forward and it jumps back to the current month. Would like to be able to log future potential expenses so I don’t forget later. Only still using and paying because I haven’t found a similar app that’s just simply putting your expenses in.
  • Multiple accounts Apr 16, 2018

    By wentworth.us.itunes
    I just downloaded the app, so this may be user error. However, it would be nice if there was a way to have account balances for multiple accounts (e.g. checking, savings, cash, etc.). Perhaps this is what the “multiple calendars” option is? I often use different accounts for my everyday transactions so being able to track each of these would be extremely helpful.
  • Just one change is needed Aug 8, 2018

    By pussed
    I use this app everyday and it’s great except for one thing. It logs me out all the time and that I don’t like. Wish it was able to be fingerprint password protected to make it easier for log in if it is going to continue to log me out at random times.
  • Where's the budget? Aug 25, 2017

    By lalasunshinebrown
    I got this app for the calendar and the budget. With the latest release, no budgeting feature. It never worked on the classic version either. Who cares about 20 calendars! This app needs the budgeting feature added back please or I'll need to go on the hunt again.
  • Freezes and crashes constantly Nov 13, 2017

    By moopoints
    I am pretty disappointed by the update to Dollarbird 2, mostly for two reasons: 1) the new interface feels like it had the purpose to look good with no real purpose. Charges are harder to find and the monthly overview looks jammed. 2) A bigger letdown however is how data is handled on Dollarbird 2. Now it takes a long time after launching the app until all data has been loaded (it appears the app tries to load the most recent state from the server every time you open the app). This makes the simple process to open Dollardbird and adding charge very slow and cumbersome. Additionally the app freezes (probably also due to server communication issues) constantly. All in all the previous Dollarbird was much simpler and faster to use and this version feels heavy and slow. I am close to giving up on Dollarbird. Update after developer’s response: The app works worse than initially reported by me. It consistently freezes (approx. 9 out of the 10 times I open the app and try to add a charge it freezes). It crashes often as well. And approx once a day it logs you out so you will have to log in again. The app needs serious fixing.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Ryukie5 8
    Used this app for upwards of 4 years. I was willing to work around the 3 transaction restriction of the free version, but now added transactions won't synchronise at all and the app is essentially broken. It's a shame because this app was brilliant with its calendar view and projected totals, but given the issues I'll be moving to another app. *edit* credit where credit is due, the syncing issues have been fixed as of 08/06/21 for me
  • Aug 18, 2021

    By Sanj Singh
    Was very helpful till the transaction limit, especially when I trying to move money around and trying to plan savings withdrawals
  • May 4, 2021

    By Willem Van Wyk
    I used to love the app. It had a few small glitches and idiosyncrasies, but worked well for my purposes. After using the app for two years, they closed open access, insisting on a very expensive monthly subscription. I would have been happy to pay for a once off purchase or a much lower annual fee, but they are ridiculous to think that I'll be willing to pay that much every month! I have switched to My Budget Book, which I purchased and I'm very happy with the money I spent there.
  • May 3, 2021

    By Cristian Oancea
    It was decent as a free app, but definitely not worth the sub price. The low transaction limit in the free version makes it unusable, so it's time to look for a new budgeting app
  • New interface is not as good as original Aug 25, 2017

    By tempest26
    Dollarbird classic was such a good expense tracker app. It was simple, easy to use, colourful but very clean looking. I am disappointed that this new version of Dollarbird is inferior to the original despite being able to sync with cloud. Both the calendar and the transactions are larger now, so now you can only see two transactions per day, until you scroll. When you go in the report to see the spending of each category, it is now ordered alphabetically, the original version put them in descending order from most expensive to least, which is much better. This version tries to pack more details in the report but it ends up looking less clean and is harder to read. It also crashes a lot, and being online it is slower to load up than the original. Please please bring the old interface back!
  • May 3, 2021

    By Elizabeth Ransom
    I've used this for years and loved it- but recently transactions often don't sync. They periodically reappear/disapear. If I can't trust it to save the information I enter, it's unusable.
  • Updating my review. Nov 13, 2020

    By L33t_23
    If you are like others on this thread that really enjoyed the classic version of Dollarbird but don’t like the new one, look no further than an app called Money Manager by Realbyte Inc. That app is literally perfect in every way in my opinion and is infinitely more powerful and modern that this app. And they even have a free version but you should purchase it for the one time $3.99 price tag. I would even buy it if it was monthly. It is just amazing. I’ve searched for so long for a Dollarbird Classic replacement and I have finally found it. Everyone told Dollarbird’s developers that the classic was much better and they don’t really listen or care so moving on finally!
  • Annoying Bug, Please Update!! Sep 6, 2017

    By Igmn417
    I've tried countless of times to fix the .01 off bug and it worked the first time but then it happened again. Now when I try to update my balance, the balance doesn't correct itself and instead the 0.01 that was suppose to go towards my balance went to my expenses instead and the balance stays the same. Under by 1 cent. It's extremely annoying. The app hasn't been updated since the 18th of August and you would think that after so many people reported the bug that the app would've had an update already to fix the issue. 🙄😪
  • No download from my bank? Jul 27, 2018

    By tedowiz
    I was so excited that I thought I had finally found what I was looking for. I just want an app that will connect to my financial institution download my transactions, and show me when I’ve spent for the day. But then also take into account my scheduled transactions, my planned income, and give me a forecast for any day in the future based on that information. This looks like the perfect app, except I have to enter all my transactions manually. There is no way I could ever do that! Way too much in and out. I’m sad.
  • Jul 11, 2021

    By Kelly Roberts
    After using this successfully for a few years it has recently become completely unusable. Transactions don't appear, random balances of minus 45k!!!! Crashing continually. Having relied on this for budgeting and knowing what is coming up it has somewhat left me in the dark. Uninstall and reinstall made no difference and this is the paid version!!!!!
  • Sep 5, 2021

    By Maria Alejandra Calderon Arbizu
    How convenient...when you try to delete completely your account it says "No internet connection"....and here I am posting this BAD review. I used to love this app. Now, so many updates that make imposible to use it.
  • Used to love this until last update. Jan 4, 2019

    By Vmartin7
    So they fixed the app hiding old transactions, great! However, now the app runs so slowly I cannot stand it. It also duplicates transactions, or doesn’t add them at all. Seriously, whatever update you did a month ago, please take it back. There’s no shame in it, Instagram had to do it last month too. I don’t need to take pictures of receipts, I just need the app to work. You had so many good reviews for a reason, please don’t make me have to find another app! Old review: I’ve consistently used this app almost every day for the last few years to keep track of my budget, but the latest update has me quite frustrated. On the calendar there are little circles on the dates to let you know you’ve missed a scheduled transaction. Well now when I go to update the scheduled transaction it’s not there, but the circle is still there! It’s frustrating because I have all my bills scheduled, but they don’t always leave my bank on the day I schedule them for, so I just update them the next day, but now I can’t see them anymore. If you please fix this I’ll update it to the 5 star rating it deserved before this.
  • May 6, 2021

    By Basil Cedrasun
    Used this app for years - even paid for the "pro" version when it came out - but now they've suddenly started requiring a monthly payment with no warning. I'll find a new app to use.
  • DB classic is best Nov 4, 2019

    By Drakuldragon
    DB Classic is wonderful, functions perfectly. Ive used it daily for years with no trouble. One of the last updates to DB classic broke it for iPhone XS screens. I’ve got 10 items recurring on the first of each month, I can no longer scroll through that entire list and check them all off. It stays below the bottom of the screen. Unusable now, forcing me to use this crappy new one or not use recurring items anymore which is the whole point of being able to track expenses. Very unhappy about being forced into the new app from DB classic. What does it mean by “shutting down” oct 27? One of my biggest complaints is adding items on this version. Categories used to be so easy. Now it’s another click and scroll through a tiny window. Horrible in use! So many other “features” this app has are just clunky, unnecessary, and function poorly. I like the addition of photos and online access but having those is not worth dealing with the horrible operation of this app. There was nothing wrong with DB Classic. Forcing happy users to stop using your product is just bad business.
  • May 28, 2021

    By Anjan Tamang
    UPGRADED AND SUBSCRIBED FOR AN ANNUAL PLAN AND GUESS WHAT THERE IS A BUG ON MOBILE APP AND I REPORTED MANY TIMES AND NO ACTION. DO NOT UPGRADE TO PRO AND DO NOT BOTHER TO UPGRADE, WASTE OF YOUR TIME AND MONEY. NO SUPPORT AT ALL. IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY BUG, JUST BE READY TO FIX YOURSELF OR JUST WAIT FOR MONTHS OR YEARS TO GET IT FIXED. NORTH WORHT IT.
  • Mar 31, 2021

    By Tim Gut
    This app used to be perfect for an easy way to balance my checking account and manually entering my bills and spending in a nice calendar format. This new subscription system is rediculous, I don't need multiple calenders or users. There should be a one time charge for a single user vs a subscription for multiple users and cloud connectivity.
  • Apr 1, 2021

    By Julieta Salvo
    I wasn't happy to the limits imposed but since I really need this app I paid for the yearly plan. However, the app is not working correctly, it constantly shows no internet connection not being able to enter new data. This affects the efficiency of the app and the main reason of why I need it. Please fix this.
  • Apr 13, 2021

    By Joash Dekker
    Used this app for years, was great. Now they are forcing premium subscription, I don't want to have to pay for what I was doing for free for years. Well now I need to find another app that does it just as well as dollarbird without the paid subscription
  • Jul 21, 2021

    By Ellie Miller
    After using this ap for years, it stopped working and now I'm being kicked off because I need to pay $40. Thanks for the warning!

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