First things first, we need to teach you a little bit about our Four Rules™. Sure, our apps are great, but the secret sauce is combining them with our four simple-but-life-changing rules. That’s where the magic happens.
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...calories “to be budgeted,” and then I make a plan for how to spend those calories. I track everything and adjust as I go. It’s the Four Rules! Whether dollars...
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...method that can help you too. It starts with a few simple rules: four to be exact. What are YNAB’s Four Rules? Give Every Dollar a Job Embrace Your True...
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...then Done. (And if you realized you made a mistake you can always click Undo/Redo.) Create and Delete Renaming Rules This is where it gets exciting! You can create rules...
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...own aspirations—and YNAB’s Four Rules. You see, the Rules are the magic. The Rules help you be proactive and purposeful. The Rules help you uncover —and re-shape—spending habits you didn’t...
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...Regardless of how powerful the rules are, it is still up to you to exercise the discipline necessary to stick to every single rule. Don’t play favorites with the Rules!...
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In honor of the Four Rules Deep Dive happening on our podcast over the next few weeks, we’re reposting some of our favorite Rules blog posts. This one was originally...
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...do things the “YNAB way,” hang in there! Stick to the rules! I repeat, stick to the rules! Don’t try to get fancy with them, just stick to the rules....
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...need it to budget well? Not necessarily. But what you do need are our Four Rules. And they are free. We love to teach people to use the Four Rules...
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...are all about making the method easier to implement). The foundation of the method is our Four Rules. Over the years, though, we’ve found ourselves talking about more than just...
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