questionsandroid software challenge: checkbook ledger

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Maybe something like using Google Docs?

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@lichme: Google Docs would be the perfect solution if it limited it's capabilities to just a ledger. I do use Google Docs to create Excel and Word documents from my tablets but don't want to have the ledger in that format.

The current ledger that I use allows me to hide cleared transactions, have multiple bank accounts, and calculates my net worth. Google Docs spreadsheet could do all that but not as user friendly.

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Have you tried mint? (https://www.mint.com) I'm not a fan, but I use iBank for my iOS devices.

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@okham: I just checked that out for the first time since I never heard of that service.

Mint automatically pulls all your financial information into one place, so you can finally get the entire picture.

I want to put transactions in myself and then reconcile it when I get my bank statement. Relying on things like Mint could potentially cause you to go below your balance.

Imagine you write a $1,000 check to someone and they hold onto the check for 3 months. Mint will show that you have funds available but in reality that check is still outstanding. I would like to be able to add that transaction manually so I know that money is already spoken for.