Want to buy a home? Get your budget ready first.

My mom was a real estate agent who worked from home, so I grew up going to open houses and listening to her stories about offers, counteroffers, inspections, and escrows.  But even with that background, I came into my first (and only) homebuying experience unprepared. If it weren’t for our parents, siblings, and trusted friends, … Read more

So you think you want to buy a house?

You’ve heard it before — buying a home may be the biggest financial decision you ever make.  So it’s imperative to approach it with solid budgeting principles. And at Goodbudget, that means we start by budgeting with a why. Our desire to own a home can stem from many places, whether something deep within ourselves, … Read more

Thank You

Hi there, I’m writing this note simply to say thanks. This is a season where we spend a great deal of time and energy choosing special gifts to give to our loved ones. In this season, I’m reminded of what an incredible gift it is to get to serve you every single day of the … Read more

Thoughts on Budgeting for a Wedding

Our very own Karisa recently got engaged — woohoo!  And of course, since we geek out about money and relationships here at Goodbudget, Chi-En (married 10 years) shared some thoughts with Karisa (newly engaged) on how to budget for a wedding. We thought you might enjoy eavesdropping on this conversation between friends. —— Hey Karisa … Read more

[Podcast] Season 2 coming soon!

Get ready for Season 2 of Goodbudget’s podcast, The Goodbudget Way! You’ll hear from Karisa as she shares her experience of getting into $40,000 of debt… and paying it all off. Get sneak previews and be the first to hear when the podcast comes out. Join the list! – Chi-En and the Goodbudget Team

We’re hiring!

Join us in our San Francisco office We’re looking to find a bright, empathetic person to join the team as our next Project Manager & Customer Support Rep. So, we gotta ask, do you love Goodbudget and have some crazy good organization and people skills? If yes, come work with us in San Francisco! And … Read more