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How to Refinance Your Home (over at Simple Mom)

I wrote a post over at SimpleMom on how to refinance your home. If you can answer “yes” to the following questions … Have you had your mortgage for less than 10 years? Are you currently paying more than around 5.5% in interest? Are you going to be in your house for more than two […]

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Having Trouble Logging in On the iPhone?

We’ve had a lot of e-mails recently from users who’ve had trouble getting in to their PearBudget accounts on their iPhones. “I entered my password,” they write, “and it wouldn’t let me in. What’s going on?” Ack. That’s terrible! Nobody wants to be cut off from their account. Weirdly, though, this isn’t a bug with […]

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If that didn’t answer your question, get in touch with us by e-mail, at help@pearbudget.com.

Just A Quick Update on the 2012 Transition

Update to below post: The 2012 page is now available: https://pearbudget.com/set_up_2012 We apologize for the delay! —————————————— We know 2012 is coming down the road pretty quickly. We just wanted to give a quick note that we’re working on the “transition to 2012” page, and that we hope to have it up very soon. It’ll […]

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Help Save Our Friend’s Life

This post isn’t really about budgeting, but we hope you understand. We need your help. A good friend of ours, Amit Gupta, has a very serious case of Leukemia. If he doesn’t find a bone marrow match and get a transplant soon, he will die. And “soon” isn’t, like, “some time in the next year.” […]

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Saving for College?

Hey, friends! I wanted to share a post I wrote last week over at Simple Mom. If you have kids and are thinking about saving for college, it might be a good one to check out. 529s and ESAs — The Nitty-Gritty of Saving for College.

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money

I loved this piece on teaching kids about money: My dad taught me cashflow with a soda machine. While I don’t know that it’s a super-practical method for most people, it seems like a great way to teach things like how to invest your money, how to handle lean times, how to handle times of […]

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A New Calendar, and Text Inputs for International Users

We love our international users. We’ve been sad, then, that they’ve had a second-rate date input option for when they needed to enter receipts. If you never saw the “Enter a New Receipt” page that international users saw, you’re pretty lucky. It had those dropdown boxes for the day, and month, and year, and it […]

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A New Blog!

So … this is our new blog. If you’re getting this via the RSS feed, our new address is blog.pearbudget.com (we’d love for you to come check it out!). We’re still making a few tweaks here and there, but we’d love to get any feedback you have on how we can make the blog better, […]

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More mobile-friendly categories

We just added a small feature that I wanted to share with you. It’s subtle, but will hopefully make things easier for you if you use PearBudget on your smartphone. On the normal PearBudget website, your categories on the “Enter a Receipt” page are listed in alphabetical order. That had been the case with the […]

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Checking on Things

Hi, friends. We’ve gotten a note or two about PearBudget not working (after we worked on the servers this morning). If that’s the case for you, could you shoot me an e-mail at charlie@pearbudget.com ? Thanks so much. Update: As far as we can tell, all issues have been fully resolved. Thanks again!

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