I don’t know about you, but I always have my mobile phone on me. Well, not only on me but practically glued to me.
Being a busy-bee and always on the go, I like to ensure that I keep my phone filled with practical and useful apps. That is why I thought I would share my top 10 must have apps that are perfect for the young professional.
Headspace is a great app to use when you need to a moment to relax. As young professionals, we are often super stressed and overwhelmed. Headspace provides guided mediation, videos, and blog posts at the press of a button.
Learn more about Headspace here.
With rent, paying off tuition, groceries and spending money on the occasional beer, expenses DO add up! This is why I love the Every Dollar app! This app allows me to keep track of my expenses and make sure that I have money allocated for the important things, like that beer (wink wink).
Learn more about Every Dollar here.
REMEMBER THE MILK
We live in a busy busy busy world! I often have so much on my mind, I forget the simplest things like well…milk! This app allows you to create to-do lists and receive reminders through e-mail, text message, and mobile notifications. The best part, you can organize the tasks to prioritize the importance and urgency.
Learn more about Remember the Milk here.
GOOGLE CALENDAR/GOOGLE DRIVE
I’d be surprised if you didn’t have this on your phone already, but if you don’t, Google apps are amazing – -especially their calendars and drive! Access your files through Google Drive and complete work on the go, while having it automatically saved. In addition, Google Calendar is amazing for keeping track of your schedule. Most devices are compatible with Google Calendar so you can stay updated with your schedule and make changes.
Learn more about Google Calendar and Google Drive here.
Keep all your loyalty cards for different stores on your app to ensure that you always get your points and rewards. Simply scan your pre-existing loyalty cards and use the app to redeem points when you shop! Simple as that!
Learn more about Stocard here.
Having the LinkedIn app on your phone is great to make quick connections when you are at networking events, conferences, or work trips. No more forgetting people’s names after you met and missing out on a potential connection!
Learn more about LinkedIn here.
I have more accounts than I can count! This often makes it difficult for me to remember which username and password I used to create them (and nothing is worse than going through the dreaded “I forgot my password” process). LastPass allows you to store all your passwords in one single and secure location. Learn more about LastPass here.
This is my new favourite app! Skip those lineups at your favourite spot on your lunch break by ordering through the Ritual app. Best of all, some locations offer deals and promotions when ordering through the app. Learn more about Ritual here.
Pretty simple but listen to curated playlists and podcasts when you’re on the go! Learn more about Spotify here.
If you’re sharing a place with roommates, this app is awesome for splitting expenses. Splitwise lets you share the cost of pretty much anything, whether that be groceries, bills, rent and more. You can also set due dates for specific bills and receive notifications when they pay! Learn more about Splitwise here.
What are your favourite apps that you use on a daily-basis? Let me know in the comments!