Great, great, great post from Rachel, at Small Notebook:
Great, great, great post from Rachel, at Small Notebook: How to Move in 6 Weeks or 6 Days, and Keep Your Sanity. This is something Sarah and I especially need right now, as we’re going to be moving in … oh … 3 weeks, and the urgency of that hasn’t yet hit me. Thanks to […]
Great PearBudget recommendation from Kirsty
Had a great recommendation from Kirsty, at Momedy, in her post Easy Peasy Money Management. She described PearBudget as “incredibly intuitive, non-intimidating, friendly and easy.” Thanks for the recommendation, Kirsty!
Preparing Your Information for Disaster
Preparing Your Information for Disaster Trent has, as usual, a terrific post on how to prepare a binder of key information for your family. I’d strongly encourage you to read it, and to put it into practice. In fact, I’m going to need an accountability partner to make our own family’s binder. Let’s do it […]
5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Finances, Beginning Now
5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Finances, Beginning Now A good post on Simple Mom, with a high-level overview of things you can do to get your financial house in order. The only place where I (personally) diverge from the author is that Sarah and I aren’t on the “all cash” team, as we find […]
Just using PearBudget to track expenses?
Question: Hi Charlie — do you know of anyone that uses your Pear Budget simply to track expenses? I mean not put in any budget — just enter receipts? It seems to confuse me with the budget, then spent, not spent. I might get the hang eventually, but for now would just like to track […]
10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget, from the writers of Wise Bread
Win a free year’s subscription to PearBudget
Emily, at Remodeling This Life, is giving away two subscriptions to PearBudget. If you want to win, head over to her blog & check it out: http://www.remodelingthislife.com/2009/05/11/pear-budget-giveaway/. Thanks, Emily!
A quick note on recurring receipts
A quick note on recurring receipts: The server’s downtime yesterday meant that the code that normally creates recurring receipts didn’t run on the morning of the 5th. So if you have a recurring receipt that runs each month on the 5th, you should take a minute to enter it in by hand. We’re working on […]
Blog design update
I just increased the font size, line-height, and contrast on the blog. We hadn’t had any complaints about it, but as I read yesterday’s long-ish post, I thought it was a little washed out. Feedback (good or bad) is always welcome! Send me a tweet @pearbudget or @charliepark.
Let’s think about something happy.
Let’s think about something happy. These are our little girls! Frances (2), Lucy (5), and Kate (2)