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Preparing your taxes?

Posted by on March 12, 2018 in Articles, Support | 0 comments

Check Goodbudget It’s tax season again! And, we know it’s not always a breeze to figure out just how much you donated to your favorite charity, or paid the babysitter over the year. So, this tax season, when you’re preparing your taxes, instead of rummaging through your filing cabinet looking for old receipts, use the Spending by Envelope Report to tally up your spending on: IRA contributions Self-employment expenses College tuition & fees Charitable donations Moving expenses to take your first job Child & dependent care expenses To...

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Valentine’s Day comes once a year

Posted by on February 13, 2018 in Articles | 0 comments

What do you plan to do? Do you go out on a romantic date with your significant other? Or, do you play it casual and hang out with some close friends? (I like to pig out on Dove chocolate by myself, but that’s another story.) No matter what you plan to do, make sure you’ve budgeted for it with an Annual Envelope. They’re great for saving for things that happen every year, like buying gifts for your valentine. That way, you’ll have the cash you need already set aside when that time of year rolls around. Make your Annual Envelope! Happy...

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Overspent on the Holidays?

Posted by on January 2, 2018 in Articles | 0 comments

We always start with good intentions. We make lists that we check twice. We give ourselves generous budgets. But, if you’re like me, we somehow manage to overspend on the holidays. If you’re not like me, well done you! With the holidays over, it’s too late to change what we’ve done. But, it’s not too late to get back on track, and create a better savings plan for this year. Adapt along the way Even if your Christmas Envelope is red right now, that’s okay! Since you overspent in that Envelope, try spending less in another. If Groceries...

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Listen to the Season 1 Q & A with Chi-En

Posted by on December 11, 2017 in Articles | 1 comment

https://media.blubrry.com/goodbudget_way/p/content.blubrry.com/goodbudget_way/Ep11_Final-Seaon_1_Q_A_with_Chi-En.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher Hear what listeners had to say about what inspired them to budget with a why — and what they thought was crazy. Plus, hear what’s next for The Goodbudget Way podcast. In this finale episode you’ll hear from: Listeners who were challenged by what they heard Folks who’ve been inspired to take another look at their...

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Goodbudget has a podcast! Wanna listen?

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

The Goodbudget Way podcast is live and ready for your listening pleasure! In the show, we share stories of real-life people who spend, save and give to what’s truly important in life. We hope you’ll check it out. You can listen to The Goodbudget Way on the Apple Podcasts app, or wherever you get your podcasts. Be sure to subscribe so that you get new episodes as they come out. If you’re new to podcasts, here’s a quick tutorial on how you can start listening too. Step 1: Find and tap on the purple Podcasts app on your...

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Buy a house… after giving savings away? (Pt 2)

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https://media.blubrry.com/goodbudget_way/p/content.blubrry.com/goodbudget_way/GBW-S01E10-Chi-MingJuliette_HousePt2_2_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher Last time, we heard how Juliette and Chi-Ming sold their home. But, did they find an affordable home to move in to? Hear the second half of the story. In this episode you’ll hear: What kinds of homes they considered How they planned to buy without savings What compromises they made along the way How they experienced...

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