Track Finances With Buxfer

Lifehacker recommends a new finance-tracking web app, the horrid-sounding, but ostensibly useful website, Buxfer. From Lifehacker:

Much like previously-mentioned BillMonk and iOWEYOU, Buxfer can track who owes what part of the joint gift, rent or dinner bill for a group. Like Wesabe, it also tracks personal transactions with tags. Two nice bits at Buxfer I liked immediately: the ability to sign in using an existing Google, Yahoo or Facebook account (it doesn’t force you to create yet another login!) and the ability to SMS transactions to your account (like Adam’s BudgetBot.) Buxfer is definitely worth a look for folks looking to track their money more closely.

Let us know what you think of apps like this in the comments. Are they useful? Should we pay more attention to them? —MEGHANN MARCO

Buxfer [via Lifehacker]