GB Bulletin: 6 Ways to Rethink Your Vacation if you Didn’t Save Enough

Vacation season is upon us! And even if you didn’t save enough for your ideal vacation, you still might be able to go!  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Mateusz Dach from Unsplash Start by budgeting with what you DO have Vacation season is upon us! And even if you didn’t save enough for your ideal vacation, you … Read more

GB Bulletin: Who inspired your money journey?

Our personal budgeting never happens in a vacuum; it’s always in the context of a larger picture. And a big part of that picture is who (or what) teaches and inspires us on our financial journeys. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Craig Adderley from Unsplash Money lessons from dads and other mentors Our personal budgeting never happens … Read more

Bank sync: fixes and enhancements

For those of you who’ve been using Bank Sync with Goodbudget Premium thus far, thanks for your feedback. We’ve prioritized what to do next based on what we’re seeing in our observations of how everyone’s using the features, as well as what we’re hearing through our support channels, both private and public. Another significant factor … Read more

GB Bulletin: New Grads – Budget like an adult

Graduating from high school or college is a major cause for celebration. It may also be the time that said graduate becomes responsible for their own money and budgeting. And that can be overwhelming to do without guidance or resources. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Joshua Hoehne from Unsplash Money tips to help you start off right … Read more

GB Bulletin: Mixing finances and family? It can be messy.

We’ve all heard the advice to not mix family and business. That’s partly because it can be tricky to give orders to your sister (or to take orders from your sister), but also because mixing family and money can be messy. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Tyler Nix from Unsplash Extend grace when you can We’ve all … Read more

GB Bulletin: Make Your Tax Refund Work For You

It’s not every day that we get a windfall like a tax refund. So it might be tempting to take that extra money and splurge on something fun. (And hey, if you’ve got the rest of your bases covered, go ahead and have a little fun!) ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by mecheile dot from Unsplash Consider putting … Read more

GB Bulletin: Save for vacation now. Relax later.

When the weather gets warmer, many of us start dreaming of our perfect summer getaway. And when we’re dreaming, it can be tempting to put that vacay on a credit card so we can have fun now and count the costs later on. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by S’well from Unsplash Vacations are better when you can … Read more

GB Bulletin: Here’s When It’s Time To Update Your Budget

Spring cleaning isn’t just for sweeping behind the fridge, shampooing the carpets, or clearing out the garage. Depending on what’s going on in your life, your budget might also need some attention this season. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Towfiqu Barbhuiya from Unsplash Life changes. Your budget should too. Spring cleaning isn’t just for sweeping behind the … Read more

GB Bulletin: Did you wipe out on your resolution?

The new year gives many of us renewed energy to tackle our money goals, whether they’re new ones or ones we may have been putting off the year before. But even with that renewed enthusiasm, sometimes sticking to those goals can be a challenge and we wipe out along the way. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by John … Read more