Don't spend (life) frivolously. Manage your money in a way that makes every day a little more meaningful.
Have fun with funds
Money can’t buy you happiness…but it sure seems like it could help. Even the most dedicated YNABer has to shift from savings and survival mode every once in a while to avoid burnout. But how do you drop the guilt to fully enjoy life’s little indulgences? Check out the following ideas for finding the finances to bring a little more fun, relaxation, or adventure to your days.
Budgeting with Mom
Neither of my parents had a budgeting bone in their body when my brothers, sisters, and I were growing up. So I taught my mom how to budget.
20 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2023
Why not make it the best year ever? Set financial New Year's resolutions for 2023 to organize your finances and optimize your life!
A Happy Holiday Budget (with free holiday budget planner!)
Tired of the holiday spending hangover? Check out a holiday budget plan that works and download a free holiday budget planner printable!
New School Year, New You with Printable Habit Tracker
Ready to take control of your finances and your life? Download our free printable habit tracker to turn your aspirations into reality.
Financial Fireworks: Happy 4th of July
It's 4th of July! And it's your patriotic duty to sing along to our budget edition parody of Katy Perry's Firework.
Truth Time: Things I'm Glad My Budget Doesn't Track
When you enter your transactions faithfully, your budget becomes a source of spending truth. Which aspects of life are we happy not to track?
How to Pay for a Wedding: Keep Costs Tame & Organized
Trying to figure out how to pay for a wedding? Check out our short how-to guide for making your wedding day magical and more stress-free.
3 Better Money Habits That’ll Boost Your Social Life
Want to build healthy money habits? Skip the impulse buy and go on a coffee date instead! We've got tips to save and socialize in sync.
15 Working-From-Home Hacks
Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to remote work, these working-from-home hacks can help maximize productivity while saving your sanity.
The Goal of Good Enough
"Good enough" is a state to be celebrated. It's normal to feel a little less motivated when it comes to managing your money (or life!) sometimes.
Setting Intentions to Give Yourself a Break This Year—10 Ideas
Skip the resolution this year? Not ready to make one yet? How about this: ten intentions to give a gentle nudge to your year.
Your 2022 New Year Financial Resolutions Toolkit
Ready to rock the new year? We've got a comprehensive toolkit so you can soar through your New Year financial resolutions with flying colors.
Christmas Shopping on a Budget: Merry & Meaningful
Whether you're looking to personalize gift-giving or trying to avoid the stress of more debt, Christmas shopping on a budget can help!
Can I Afford a Car? What the Calculators Won’t Tell You
Wondering how much car you can afford? Sure, you can use a calculator based on averages, but it doesn't tell you the whole story.
Deep Thoughts: Deep Work Summary
A Deep Work summary as it relates to budgeting. Find greater success by learning to avoid distractions and master focused concentration.
4 Ways to Pay Off a Car Loan Fast
Amanda found herself with a $20,000 car loan, and she didn't love the feeling. Find out how she paid off her car loan fast with 4 quick tips.
Money and Mental Health: Budgeting as Self-Care
Like it or not, money and mental health are closely linked. Let’s look at how to simplify life’s complicated emotions with basic budgeting.
Budgeting for Bling: How to Save for an Engagement Ring
The cost of an engagement ring depends on your budget, your priorities, and your preferences. Learn how to save for an engagement ring.
11 Tips for Managing a Loved One’s Finances
Handling a loved one's finances can be complicated. Learn the best practices for managing someone else's money with these tips and tricks.
How to Create a Wedding Budget in YNAB
Getting married is an exciting, emotional—and potentially expensive—event. Learn three different ways to create a wedding budget in YNAB.
6 Money Lessons I Wish I Had Learned As a Newlywed
When I first got married, money was a hot topic, full of accusing looks and thorny fights. Now? We've hit our groove. Here's what I learned.
Learn How We Paid For Our Wedding in Cash
Katie and Matt wanted to get out of debt, but it felt next to impossible. Then suddenly, everything changed.
Introducing: You Need a Budget...For You™
Team YNAB is pleased to announce a new feature that can help speed up the process of discovering the true you: You Need a Budget…For You™.