Written by Jesse Mecham |
Stop Fighting About Money For Good
Talking about money doesn’t have to mean stress and tension. A budget helps you align on what you want out of life.
Experience less stress with a shared budget.
It’s easier to talk about money when you’re both looking at the same view with a budget. No more “being the villain” denying requests to spend money, because the budget puts you on the same team. That means you can reach your big shared goals—faster.
Plus, the budget ensures there’s money there for both your shared priorities (first house!) and individual priorities (their VR headset, your throw pillow collection). Everyone wins.
Budget With Shared Accounts
We’ll show you how to maintain a sense of autonomy within your shared budget.
Budget With Separate Accounts
See how to manage your joint expenses while keeping your financial independence.
Budget With Hybrid Accounts
Have a mixed setup of both shared and separate accounts? That works in YNAB, too.
Help! They spend, I save (or vice versa)!
Does your skin crawl when yet another package arrives at your doorstep? Or are you on the receiving end of the judgey glare when the Amazon truck pulls up? What’s a spender and saver to do? We’ve got answers that’ll help both parties have their cake and eat it too.Read More
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Check out these questions to help define you and your partner’s budgeting priorities and better understand each other’s needs.
Take A Workshop
Our always-friendly teachers can show you the step-by-step mechanics of setting up your budget for your specific situation (joint, separate, or mixed accounts).
Seven emails, seven days: hear success stories from people in your shoes and learn how to start getting in sync with your financial goals.
Make It A Date
Ready to take your finances to the next level? Here’s how to have a productive, non-heated (and even kind of fun) conversation with your partner about money.