Dig into the big picture with these personal finance topics for a holistic look at ygrowing your wealth.
Watch your money grow
Starting YNAB is like planting a seed for a money tree, but you should know something about gardening if you expect to see it grow. Do you know what to do if there’s an income drought? How to sidestep expense pests? What works best as financial fertilizer? (We took the metaphor too far with the fertilizer bit, didn’t we? It happens.) Build stronger financial roots with better spending and savings habits by learning more about growing that greenery.
Why Is Personal Financial Advice So Mean?
Why is it acceptable to get your money advice delivered with an insult or an eye roll? My car mechanic and my doctor don’t talk to me that way. My lawn guy isn’t performatively banging his head into a microphone when I tell him my grass is underwatered.
YNAB Revelations: The Power of Intentional Trade-offs
Use YNAB to intentionally weight the trade-offs of every spending decision to build the life you want.
How YNAB Is Like a Smart Gift Card
YNAB gives your money all the benefits of gift cards, with none of the drawbacks.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Unexpected Expenses
How some preparation and a small change in your mindset can help you love how you spend your money, even for unexpected emergencies.
YNAB Isn’t a Mint Alternative—It’s Better
With Mint, you were an armchair quarterback. With YNAB, you're the head coach of a team with unlimited potential. Manage your money to greatness.
YNAB vs. Mint: A Better Way to Manage Money
Looking for a new money management app now that Mint is going away? What if we told you there wasn’t just a better alternative, but an opportunity to change your whole relationship with money? Welcome to YNAB.
There’s No Such Thing as Saving Money
The number one rule of personal finance: you have to save money. Why? What if I told you there is no such thing as saving money?
Bye Now, Amazon
Looking for tips and tricks about how to save money on Amazon? Learn how one YNABer changed her online shopping habits—and her life.
How YNAB Makes Tax Time Easier for Freelancers
Are you a freelancer who's tired of feeling disorganized at tax time? Use YNAB to easily track your income and organize deductions.
How to Spend Less Money Starting Now
You want to know how to spend less money and we've got a list of 10 new habits to help. We've got a plan for the pace of your choosing.
Piano Now, Pay Later?
Is zero-percent financing on hefty purchases a savvy financial move or maybe just snake oil in disguise? Break it down with this piano story.
Buy Now Pay Later Apps: 5 Hidden Costs
Buy Now Pay Later apps are a tempting option when you want something you can't quite afford, but that purchase comes with hidden costs.
Frugal Living Hacks
Living a more frugal lifestyle doesn’t mean giving up on the things you love. Follow YNAB's Four Rules to live your best life...for less.
True Confessions: Budgeting for Retirement
Budgeting for retirement can feel extra tricky. See how Susan uses YNAB in retirement to gain total control of her money.
Managing Your Retirement Budget with YNAB
Making your retirement savings last is a priority, so what’s the best strategy for setting up and managing a retirement budget?
Living Within Your Means
It seems like the golden rule of personal finance is to "live within your means." This seems simple enough, so why don't more people do it?
100 Envelope Challenge (with Free Printable!)
The 100 Envelope Challenge puts a novel twist on plumping up your piggy bank with some extra cash. Download our free tracker to get started!
How to Buy What You Want
Ready to buy what you want without the guilt, regret, or shame? A YNAB Wish Farm is a fun budgeting trick that helps make it happen.
What’s Your Spending & Saving Street Cred Score?
When it comes to the wisdom of financial experts and famous rappers, there’s a surprising amount of overlap. Who said it best? Test yourself!
6 Steps to Make Your Money Go Further
Ok, so you need your current stack of cash to last as long as it can. Here are helpful hints to help make your money go further.
How YNAB Can Help With Investing Goals
When it comes to investing goals, having a plan, a system in place, and a source of accountability can help keep you focused. Ynab can help!