The Only Question That Matters

Every so often (read: all the time) we get asked about what to do if you get paid insert-interesting-and-unique-other-than-monthly pay cycle?

And the official YNAB response is: it doesn’t matter. And it’s the wrong question.

Whenever you get paid, you record that money and when you sit down to budget it, you ask yourself, “What does this money need to do before I’m paid again?”

More about why your pay cycle is irrelevant here:


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