Skip to Content
Skip to Content

Money is Pouring In

You’re flush with cash but want to make sure you’re making the most of it.

Make the Most of Your Income

Sure, it’s a nice problem to have: you make a decent amount of money. But that doesn’t mean money isn’t sometimes tight. On the other hand, when you have a healthy margin, you wonder if you’re making good financial decisions.

When you actually see how much you bring in every year, do you ever wonder where it all goes? Even with a high income, you can still feel wildly out of control with your finances, and you’re certainly not alone in feeling that way.

We Racked Up $35K in Credit Card Debt Despite Six-Figure Salaries

Daniel and his wife Loretta have five professional accounting designations between them, three finance MBAs, and decades of corporate finance experience. But when it came to wrangling his own household finances, he was stressed and anxious for years.

  • I’m a High-Income Earner Using YNAB

    We increased our personal savings rate from 6% to 27%.”


Our Top High-Income Earner Articles

  • Is the FIRE Movement for You?

    The idea of financial independence is oh-so-tempting, and you’re just wondering if you can handle the heat of a FIRE budget. But is it really as hard as it seems? If you’re pursuing financial independence, setting up a FIRE budget is key to measure your savings rate, monitor your progress, and plan for the future. …
  • 5 Tips for High-Income Earners Using YNAB

    If you’re already a happy YNABer and don’t want to let this golden opportunity pass you by as another way to optimize your money, check out this post on how to catapult your financial health into dazzling new heights.
  • 6 (More) Tips for High-Income Earners Using YNAB

    When you’re a high-income earner, your financial life is likely more complex, since there are more things to track. I’m well familiar; I have 15 different brokerage accounts at seven different banks! Here’s how I manage my finances in YNAB.

You Might Also Like…

  • Living Within Your Means

    What does it mean to live within your means? Living within your means is when you are making more money than you are spending. Creating a monthly budget and sticking to a spending plan can help you get to a point where you have enough money to routinely cover your monthly expenses, financial priorities, and …

    Read Blog Located in: Learn to Budget / Blog
  • What Does an Ideal Budget Look Like?

    If you’re starting to get your finances under control and are wondering what an ideal budget looks like, we’ve got you covered. I’m the CEO of a budgeting company called You Need a Budget, and today I show you what my budget looks like! In this post you’ll see what a budget looks like with …

    Read Blog Located in: Learn to Budget / Blog
  • What to Do With a Windfall of Money

    Here’s a question we all wish we had: what should I do with an unexpected lump sum of money? If you’re in this boat, you’re not the only one who’s wondering what to do with a windfall. Recently, one of our customers at You Need a Budget wrote to our support team with this question: …

    Read Blog Located in: Learn to Budget / Blog
  • 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 …

    Read Blog Located in: Learn to Budget / Blog

Bring Simplicity to Complex Finances

Gain total control of your money by getting a fresh perspective with one master view. What are you waiting for? Try YNAB for free, no credit card required.