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In Less Than One Hour You Can Build A Budget!

Money doesn’t have to be super complicated. It really only takes a few minutes to get set-up and begin budgeting your way to stress-free finances! Regardless of how you learn best—reading, watching, doing—we have a quick start tutorial for you.

You can read through step by step instructions or go through our Getting Started playlist at your own pace.
Each video is less than a minute—told you, quick & easy!

Step 1: Setting A Goal

Step 2: Adding Your Accounts

Step 3: Budgeting Money You Have Now

Step 4: Scheduling Recurring Transactions

Step 5: Moving Money

Learn the Rules

Ok—you have a budget! Look at you! Now we need to teach you a little bit about our Four Rules. Sure, our software is great, but the secret sauce, is combining the software with our four simple-but-life-changing rules. That’s where the magic happens.

Read about how and why the Rules are the magic or if watching is more your jam:

Rule One: Give Every Dollar A Job

Rule Two: Embrace Your True Expenses

Rule Three: Roll With The Punches

Rule Four: Age Your Money

If you can handle…

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Free Workshops

There’s no budgeting question our expert teachers haven’t answered, demoed and illustrated with a personal anecdote. Just 30 minutes!

Weekly Videos

Our “Whiteboard Wednesday” videos will help you think critically about your money, master the method, and emerge your best budgeting self!

YNAB Podcast

Binge on all 250+ episodes or listen in 3-5 minute chunks, but be prepared to challenge everything you’ve ever thought about money—and love it!

Weekly Newsletter

Our newsletter is a roundup of the week’s best budgeting wisdom and inspiration! It will always be short, informative, and at least mildly hilarious. 

Guides

Sometimes you just want to curl up and read everything there is to read about budgeting. We get it! Our Guides are the long and the long of it. 

Help Docs

Technical questions? You can search our Help Docs for step-by-step instructions (and/or our support team is always just an email away: help@ynab.com).

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