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Budget with a why

Listen to the Season 1 Q & A with Chi-En

Posted by on December 11, 2017 in Articles | 1 comment

Hear what listeners had to say about what inspired them to budget with a why — and what they thought was crazy. Plus, hear what’s next for The Goodbudget Way podcast. In this finale episode you’ll hear from: Listeners who were challenged by what they heard Folks who’ve been inspired to take another look at […]

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Join the Podcast Email List

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in Announcements | 0 comments

Get ready for Season 2! Stay up to date on all things podcast, and be the first to hear when we’re ready to launch Season 2. You’ll also get sneak previews of The Goodbudget Way!

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Goodbudget has a podcast! Wanna listen?

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The Goodbudget Way podcast is live and ready for your listening pleasure! In the show, we share stories of real-life people who spend, save and give to what’s truly important in life. We hope you’ll check it out. You can listen to The Goodbudget Way on the Apple Podcasts app, or wherever you get your podcasts. […]

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Buy a house… after giving savings away? (Pt 2)

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Last time, we heard how Juliette and Chi-Ming sold their home. But, did they find an affordable home to move in to? Hear the second half of the story. In this episode you’ll hear: What kinds of homes they considered How they planned to buy without savings What compromises they made along the way How […]

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Buy a house… after giving savings away? (Pt 1)

Posted by on November 27, 2017 in Articles | 1 comment

Thinking of buying a home? Hear Juliette and Chi-Ming share part of their unconventional story of looking for a new home, and the unexpected generosity they experienced. In this episode you’ll hear: Why they decided to move away from the home they loved Who they decided to sell their old house to How they thought […]

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Saving 1/3 of every paycheck

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Articles | 2 comments

How much have you saved for your next big purchase? Katey’s got a huge one in front of her: grad school. Hear how she saved up for the big expense. In this episode you’ll hear: How Katey managed to graduate from college without loans Why Katey chose to go to grad school and study architecture […]

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When saving for college isn’t enough

Posted by on November 13, 2017 in Articles | 1 comment

College isn’t cheap, and sometimes savings aren’t enough. Brendan and his parents talk about saving for college… and how they made it work when savings didn’t cover it. In this episode you’ll hear: How they started planning when their kids were young What they did when they realized they couldn’t save enough Advice they got […]

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Budgeting for baby & childcare

Posted by on November 6, 2017 in Articles | 3 comments

Balancing work, babies, and budgets? Hear Chi-En and Bruce share how they decided whether to stay at home or work — and how they planned for childcare costs. In this episode you’ll hear: How they planned to budget for baby What kinds of childcare options they considered, or didn’t The implications of childcare costs on […]

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Buy a car. Give a car?

Posted by on October 30, 2017 in Articles | 1 comment

Most budgeters would recommend buying a car with cash, driving it into the ground, and selling what’s left for scraps. That’s not what Jeff did. In this episode you’ll hear: Why Jeff decided to buy a new car even though he had a perfectly good one What was important when deciding what to do with […]

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Downsizing on the way to retirement

Posted by on October 23, 2017 in Articles | 3 comments

Do you have a retirement plan? Matt & Jenelle have gotten started on theirs. It involves moving onto a boat… In this episode you’ll hear: How they’re starting a new chapter as empty nesters Why they made the decision to live on a houseboat How they will deal with downsizing from 3BR to 1 tiny […]

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