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The Digital Nomad’s Guide to Budgeting in Different Currencies

If you ask me, taking a break from YNAB while traveling is like deciding not to take your passport. Being in a foreign country is one of the worst times to be ignoring your finances. So why do people do it? Most of the time, it’s because of the complexities of dealing with different currencies. …
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Next Level Budgeting: Category Groups and Groceries

Our refrigerator died yesterday. Slowly. While we were away all day. We didn’t realize it until this morning. So I’ve been thinking about saving money on groceries while I bag and discard a lot of spoiled food. Goodbye pork tenderloin and frozen bananas, farewell ice cream and yogurt—it was fun while it lasted! One thing …
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Next Level Budgeting: Category Groups and Vacations

I set my lunch down on the table in the airport food court and thought “$28 for a turkey sandwich, a small bag of apple chips and bottled water? What is this food made out of, gold???”. I vowed that next time we traveled I’d grocery shop beforehand, make sandwiches and be more prepared. I …
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What's Your Budgeting Personality?

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How Kate Overcame Budgeting Guilt and Found Peace in the Process

Kate, a reporter and host for Michigan Public Radio, is no stranger to budgeting. After all, her mother, Sherri, is one of YNAB’s fantastic workshop teachers. But that doesn’t mean good budgeting habits came easily. If ever there were someone who embodied the spirit of the phrase, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, …
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5 Budgeting Lessons We Can Learn from Mary Poppins

When the original Mary Poppins was released in 1964, Mary famously insists: “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun. You find the fun—and snap!—the job’s a game.” Truer words have never been spoken. And, I think we’ve all felt like the Banks children at some point or another: skeptical …
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You, Too, Can Fall in Love with Budgeting.

You know that feeling when, after downloading the album with your newest favorite song of the moment, you feel slightly deflated by the rest of the tracks? They’re just not as lyrically delicious, or maybe the tune feels tired. Or the rhythm isn’t right. Whatever it is, the rest of the album just isn’t sweeping …
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