Alright we get it. Learning about personal finance isn't always a good time. Fear no more. With all of these games, learning about personal finance will be like taking a vacation to Disneyland. Alright, maybe not that exciting but they might be better than those lengthy lectures from Mom and Dad. The best part -- you can search by topic or recently posted. Kinda cool, huh?

 

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  • Plan your financial future, then zoom to 2070 and see if you've achieved your goals! Understand the implications of the decisions you make today on your future.

  • Ace Budget 2 is an easy to use personal finance application to help you track your spending and keep to a budget. You can create daily, weekly, monthly, semimonthly, quarterly, and yearly budgets for an unlimited number of categories. You can also schedule recurring transactions, set reminders, view graphs, compare historical data, and much more. Every feature of Ace Budget is designed to be quick, clean, intuitive, and easy to use.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: iOS

  • Budget Buddy is designed for people who want a simple money-tracking system without learning to use a full money management program. It does NOT require linking to your bank account. You enter the dollar figures so you don’t have to worry that your bank information is at risk.
    Cost: $2.99, free.
    Compatibility: Windows devices, iOS, Android

  • Exercise your money management skills to keep your star or starlet from spiraling into a celebrity calamity! Hollywood actors and actresses have expensive tastes- even if they're still on the B-list. Shape the careers of three persnickety celebrities through more than 40 action-packed levels! In 3 mini games you decide which gigs to book and which to pass on, take care of their shopping, and help them pick up their jaws off the floor after they get the bill.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: iOS, Computer

  • Maneuver Piggy Banks through obstacles and ski your way out of debt while maximizing your savings!

  • DebtTracker Pro helps you stay on top of your finances by providing a simple interface to keep track of your debt. DebtTracker Pro also features the ability to track a payoff plan for your debt. DebtTracker Pro uses the popular debt snowball system. Pick one of the built-in payment strategies or customize your own. You can even add an "extra payment" and see how much money you can save. Once you've decided on a payment strategy, DebtTracker Pro takes care of the rest by automatically showing the recommended payment amount each month for all of your debts. Cost: free. CompatibilityiOS, Android

  • EasyMoney is combines an expense manager, a bill reminder, a checkbook register and a budget planner! EasyMoney expense manager provides a rich, detailed window into your personal finances and daily money management needs.
    Track and manage daily expenses quickly & easily! Business expenses, personal expenses, travel expenses etc can all be managed rapidly using EasyMoney expense manager's simple and intuitive user interface.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: Android

  • Try your hand at farming… but be aware of potential bad weather that could ruin your crop!

  • Play, save and earn rewards! GoalCard is an app to manage money on Facebook, designed to help you save for and achieve a goal. Link your debit card. Build financial capability. Earn cash back for smart spending, saving and playing.
    Cost: free. 
    Compatibility: computer game via Facebook

  • Enter the fantasy world of Green$treets where you play with a variety of characters, each with their own unique financial and ecological personalities, designed by Tom Hester, creator of Shrek. This app is a revolutionary new way to teach kids ages 5-8 about money and responsibility via fun game play. As kids play, emails are sent to parents, grandparents, educators and other special adults that you designate so you all can share the joy and education as kids.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: iOS

  • Save time and money. Be organized at home and efficient at the supermarket. Stop rebuilding shopping lists – just reuse them. Stop calling your spouse - share via sync.

    Cost: $5.00
    CompatibiltyiOS, Android

  • Practice managing someone else’s spending before your own… it is a lot cheaper.

    Topic(s): Spending Plans