How will you use your windfall?

You can’t always plan for it, but windfalls do occasionally happen. If you’ve received a cash gift or other kind of windfall, like a stimulus check, then you might be wondering how you should use it. And the answer will depend on your situation. In this post, we’ll talk about how to prioritize your needs … Read more

GB Bulletin: What’s your financial emergency plan?

Get your financial emergency plan in order Financial emergencies can strike at any time. For some people, the recent coronavirus pandemic is already having an effect on their budgets. Some folks need to stay home from work because they’re sick or caring for loved ones, and others may have had their hours cut due to … Read more

So you think you want to buy a house?

You’ve heard it before — buying a home may be the biggest financial decision you ever make.  So it’s imperative to approach it with solid budgeting principles. And at Goodbudget, that means we start by budgeting with a why. Our desire to own a home can stem from many places, whether something deep within ourselves, … Read more