Blog

Budget with a why

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

2 people. 1 couple. 1 budget.

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in Articles | 7 comments

Is it hard or easy to share money with another person? Hear from Becky & Kenny as they share their experience of budgeting for the first time as a married couple. In this episode you’ll hear: Some of the struggles they faced sharing finances for the first time How they’re different — and how they’re […]

read more

Apartment Hunting on a Budget

Posted by on October 9, 2017 in Articles | 2 comments

Finding an apartment can be tough. From figuring out what’s affordable, to being rejected from prospective landlords, it’s all pretty challenging. On top of that, how do you know what’s a “must have” and what’s not? In this episode, Karisa shares her experience of looking for her first apartment.  Here’s what you’ll hear: how she […]

read more

Welcome to the Goodbudget Way

Posted by on October 5, 2017 in Articles | 2 comments

There’s more to budgeting than just numbers. Maybe you’ve thought there’s got to be more to this budgeting thing than just sitting down, crunching numbers, and trying to cut spending so as to not go over budget.  We’re right there with you. What’s amazing is that you (yes, you!) have found ways to make the […]

read more

Sneak Preview: Podcast coming Monday

Posted by on October 3, 2017 in Announcements | 1 comment

What’s important to you? Is it family and friends? Being generous? Budgets help us live out what’s important, whether that’s living close to people we love, or growing more deeply involved in our communities. The Goodbudget Way is about inspiring you to live out a budget that reflects what you value. Throughout the season, you’ll […]

read more

Podcast Sneak Preview: Kenny & Becky

Posted by on in Announcements | 2 comments

The Goodbudget Way is full of real life stories from people like Kenny & Becky. In their episode, they shared about their experience budgeting together during their first few months of marriage; check out the clip below. Get ready for Season 1, launching next Monday, October 9. – Chi-En and the Goodbudget Team &nbps;

read more

Hear a clip of The Goodbudget Way

Posted by on September 29, 2017 in Articles | 6 comments

Hi everyone, Here’s a clip of the podcast to give you a taste of what’s to come. Stay tuned for more in October. Enjoy! -Chi-En and the Goodbudget Team  

read more