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How We Save $2k A Month Living Rent/Utility Free

When you’re trying to save money or pay off debt, you can (and should!) do some crazy things. For my new wife, Tracy, and I, crazy looked like packing up most of our things into storage, loading up our car, and becoming “house-less.” Housing makes up the single biggest expense item in the average American’s …
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Can Talking About Budgeting Make You A Better Budgeter?

When we first talked to Aaron Fritsch, he told us how much YNAB had done for him and his family. It was a great story, but not entirely unlike stories we hear every day. He went on to say that he is responsible for about 50 employees in his role at WeWork, and he had …
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I Tracked My Spending for a Year ...

This July marked one year since I’ve been tracking my family’s income and spending through an online tool that I adore: You Need A Budget (or just “YNAB” to aficionados, like me). Go ahead and congratulate me—it’s my YNAB-iversary! If you’re unfamiliar with YNAB, it’s a tool you can use to forecast how you’ll spend …
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Maximize Your Wealth In 4 Hours Per Year

One of the best parts of my job is hearing from customers. People who were once stressed about money, and uncertain about the future, after really learning how to budget and focus on their true priorities, find that they aren’t. They’re in total control, going after audacious goals they’d never have thought possible. They feel …
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Plant the Seeds of Fortune Now

This is Part 3 of a super-special Whiteboard Wednesday series, where we’re talking about the basics of investing. If you’re just now joining the party (glad you could make it!), you can click here to get caught up! This Is Not a Pitch. This Whiteboard Wednesday series is based on my book, Invest Like a Pro, …
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Answers To The 10 Most Common Budgeting Questions

Every week we run 100+ live, free workshops. Our teachers have interacted with hundreds of thousands of would-be budgeters—they’ve answered every possible budgeting question that has ever been uttered on this Earth. If anyone is qualified to identify (and answer!) the most common budgeting questions it is these patient souls. Looking at the data, it …
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We Do This 100+ Times A Week And It's Free

All you need is 20 minutes and we will do the rest.  We have a team of teachers who don’t mess around. YNAB offers 100+ free, interactive workshop style classes every single week. We teach people how to budget, get out of debt, break the paycheck to paycheck cycle, reach their goals and that is just …
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6 Jan 2017

Getting started is half (most? all?) of the battle, so we’ve been hard at work on supports for brand-new users. We’ll begin rolling those out today, a little bit at a time. Our Undo button has always looked too much like a Refresh button. We made it better. And labeled it. You know, with the word …
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Read This When You Are Ready To Become A Debt-Slaying Maniac

If you find yourself wondering if your debt is holding you back, or that the stress of it all might be one of the reasons you can’t sleep at night, let me assure you, it is. On both counts. It’s possible that you are so used to carrying around debt, you aren’t even aware of …
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