GB Bulletin: She Overpaid on a Shared Bill

Photo by Karolina Grabowski on Pexels Here’s what she learned The good news about budgeting is that we don’t have to get it exactly right the first time. And when it comes to sharing money with friends or family, we can expect that things might get a little complicated. Hear Karisa share about how she … Read more

What We’re Perusing #2

This is the second edition of our occasional What We’re Perusing newsletter. These are some of the pieces that have made us think lately, and we hope they can provoke some interesting thoughts and conversations for you as well. Perhaps one of them might even make you laugh. ARTICLE: Why the stock market is at … Read more

How to Budget for Maternity and Paternity Leave

Congratulations! You’re going to be welcoming a brand new person into your family! Whether your new child is joining your family by birth or adoption, this is an exciting time for you and a time of significant change for your budget. When you think about budgeting for a new child, clothes and gear — and … Read more

How to Budget for Childcare

When it comes to recurring expenses for your little one, childcare is likely to be the biggest. Even if you stay home and don’t pay for childcare, you may be giving up a significant part of the income you’ve been used to. Making a decision about how to budget for childcare can feel weighty and … Read more

GB Bulletin: Say “Yes” to Second Chances

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash Here’s how to get back on track Sticking to our money goals can be challenging, and sometimes it doesn’t go the way we plan. If you’ve fallen off course, or are feeling stuck, don’t beat yourself up! Instead, give yourself another opportunity to succeed by saying “yes” to second … Read more

GB Bulletin: Stay strong with your money goals!

Photo by Smart on Unsplash Remind yourself what’s important Losing momentum when it comes to your 2021 money goals? Keep the energy going! Take time to remind yourself why that goal was important to you in the first place, and write it down so you don’t forget next time. While you’re at it, join the … Read more

GB Bulletin: Join the 2021 SMART Savings Challenge

SMART: Specific. Measurable. Actionable. Relevant. Time-Bound. 2021 is officially here, and it’s not too late to start defining your budget goals for the  new year! When your goals are SMART, you know exactly what you need to do to accomplish them. If you haven’t already, join our SMART Savings Challenge on the Goodbudget forums so … Read more