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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
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
There’s no budgeting question our expert teachers haven’t answered, demoed and illustrated with a personal anecdote. Just 30 minutes!
Our “Whiteboard Wednesday” videos will help you think critically about your money, master the method, and emerge your best budgeting self!
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!
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.
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.