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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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How to Make a Budget

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Articles, Support | 14 comments

Update EEBA is now Goodbudget! Goodbudget has all the great features of EEBA (and more!) in a new and updated interface. Check out our updated article on this topic, and check out the Goodbudget Help Center for the most recent help content. Take the fear out of budgeting with our step-by-step guide to crafting a budget you can really live with. Step 1. Relax! Before you do anything take a deep breath and relax. . . feel better? We’re not here to make the perfect budget, or change your financial world overnight. We’ll get to that...

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FAQ: Be Smarter with #tagging

Posted by on October 12, 2012 in Community-Contributed, Support | 7 comments

Update EEBA is now Goodbudget! Goodbudget has all the great features of EEBA (and more!) in a new and updated interface. Check out our updated article on this topic, and check out the Goodbudget Help Center for the most recent help content. Tags are a way to keep track of spending that occurs in more than one Envelope. You can use this feature to keep track of pretty much anything, from spending on events or personal projects to tax deductions. For example, I’ve always wondered how much I spend on tailgate parties. When I go tailgating...

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FAQ: How do I record cashback?

Posted by on August 8, 2012 in Support | 3 comments

Update EEBA is now Goodbudget! Goodbudget has all the great features of EEBA (and more!) in a new and updated interface. Check out our updated article on this topic, and check out the Goodbudget Help Center for the most recent help content. Getting “cashback” is like mixing an atm withdrawal with a purchase. When you make a purchase with your debit card, let the cashier know you’d like to receive cashback and for how much. The amount will be added to the transaction cost and given to you as cash. How you record these...

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FAQ: How Can I Track My Debt in EEBA?

Posted by on April 24, 2012 in Articles, Support | 0 comments

Update EEBA is now Goodbudget! Goodbudget has all the great features of EEBA (and more!) in a new and updated interface. Check out our updated article on this topic, and check out the Goodbudget Help Center for the most recent help content. Q: I’ve decided to finally pay off my credit cards! How can I use EEBA to keep track of how much I owe, how much I want to pay, and how close I am to achieving my goal? Paying off debt is a great financial goal. You may feel the pinch in the short term, but in the long run you’ll save money and...

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FAQ: How to Start In the Middle of the Month

Posted by on April 17, 2012 in Support | 12 comments

Update EEBA is now Goodbudget! Goodbudget has all the great features of EEBA (and more!) in a new and updated interface. Check out our updated article on this topic, and check out the Goodbudget Help Center for the most recent help content. The best time to start a budget is now. Whether you’re just tracking your expenses, budgeting off your income, or using Accounts in EEBA to manage every dollar, you can get started with EEBA today. Read on to learn how. I just want to track my expenses in EEBA. Start by creating your Envelopes and...

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