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We’re Hiring a Developer!

Posted by on August 30, 2016 in Announcements | 0 comments

Are you an awesome Mobile Developer? And you love Goodbudget? Come work with us in San Francisco! And if you know someone who might be a good fit, we’d appreciate you passing along the message. (The job comes with lots of opportunities to geek out on budgets and eat fancy ice cream.) Check out the job description for our next Lead Developer. Goodbudget is on the lookout for a focused, collaborative individual to serve in our home budget app business.  The Lead Developer role is a full-time...

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Envelope budgeting 101 + Psst… we’re hiring!

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Envelope budgeting 101 If you need a refresher course on envelope budgeting, check out this video. Our Budgeter-in-Chief, Chi-En Yu, went on TV to give a brief overview of how envelope budgeting works. Psst… we’re hiring! Are you an awesome Mobile Developer? And you love Goodbudget? Come work with us in San Francisco! And if you know someone who might be a good fit, we’d appreciate you passing along the message. (The job comes with lots of opportunities to geek out on budgets...

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Goodbudget’s going on TV

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Announcements | 0 comments

Tune in for Envelope Budgeting 101 Need a refresher course on envelope budgeting? Watch our Budgeter-in-Chief, Chi-En Yu, give a brief intro about how it works. Tune in to The Balancing Act airing on Lifetime Television® on Friday, May 13 at 7:30am (ET/PT). Here’s a sneak peek of the TV set & props: See Behind the Scenes Ever wonder who’s behind Goodbudget? Well, now you can find out! While on set, Chi-En also shared a bit about kids and money, how she got started, and the...

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Get paid weekly, plan for rent monthly (on the web)

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Announcements | 8 comments

Weekly, monthly, and six months envelopes in the same budget Budget vary. To help you budget how you budget, you can now customize your Envelopes based on your pay period.  Get paid weekly, plan for rent monthly You get paid every Friday, buy groceries weekly, and pay rent monthly. Now, you can save up for expenses that happen every 2 weeks, every month and even farther in the future. Get paid monthly, plan for insurance every six months You budget and get paychecks every month. Now, you can...

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3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Budget

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in Articles | 0 comments

Spring is finally upon us, and it’s time to give our budgets a little TLC. Here are 3 ways you can freshen up your budget for spring. 1. Change with the seasons We’re excited to swap out our winter coats for light spring jackets. And, when the weather changes, our bills and utilities change too. Let’s get our budgets to change with seasons. Update your Envelope’s budgeted amount to reflect your latest bills. And remember to adjust your other Envelopes so you’re...

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Say “yes” to second chances

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It’s now February and maybe one of your resolutions was to do better with your budget this year. If you’ve stayed on track, nice work! You’re awesome. BUT if you’ve lost a little bit of steam, read on… (and you’re still awesome). Here’s a second chance at your budget Just because things haven’t gone quite according to plan doesn’t mean all your hard work has failed. Give yourself some grace and take your second chance. Here’s what to...

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Getting on a budget. An actor’s story

Posted by on December 28, 2015 in Articles | 0 comments

There are always lessons to be learned in life! Especially when it comes to budgeting and making smart financial choices. Meet Jenny R, an actor and budding financial guru, who while making her way through the ups and downs of life, discovered that debt is a real thing. And, when debt strikes its ugly head, it’s hard to get out of the way fast enough to escape unscathed. Thankfully, she used her experience as an opportunity to gain financial control and climb her way out of debt. Before Jenny...

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Reports come to Android!

Posted by on October 19, 2015 in Announcements | 2 comments

View your reports on the go! Spending by Envelope Report. This colorful report shows what you spent on each category for this month, last week, last month…or whatever time range will help you understand your spending. Tap on your Food, Fun, or Vacation Envelope to highlight it. Income vs. Spending. This report shows if you’re living within your means, or just plain ol’ spending more than you’re making. (Hope not.)   A fresh, new look for the app you love....

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Income vs. Spending on iPhone Reports!

Posted by on October 7, 2015 in Announcements | 2 comments

Spend less than you earn… every time. Whether you’re living paycheck to paycheck, sharing a Household, or tracking multiple incomes, keep an eye on your income easily. With the Income vs. Spending Report, you can be sure you’re spending less than you earn and gain peace of mind! Now, see your spending and income reports on one screen. The Reports Summary puts the two reports you love most in one place. A quick glance gives you all the insights you need.   No more...

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Goal Envelopes, now on your Android!

Posted by on August 25, 2015 in Announcements | 2 comments

Reach your savings goals with Goal Envelopes on Android! With Goal Envelopes on your Android phone, you can save for those big one-time purchases you’ve been daydreaming about for awhile. Set a due date, and Goodbudget will tell you how much to save from each paycheck to reach your goal. Time to save for that vacation, car, wedding, you name it…Goal Envelopes will help you get there! Save for birthday presents… before their birthday. Birthdays year round. Christmas presents...

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