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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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Some Planned Downtime Tomorrow (Friday, April 15th)

Hi, all! Charlie here. I just wanted to let you know that PearBudget will be down for about an hour or two tomorrow (Friday, April 15th), from about 8am to about 10am (Eastern). We’re going to be working on the servers a bit. We’re hoping that the downtime will actually only be about 15 minutes, […]

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Get a Free Lifetime Membership to Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

We don’t post many links to contests and giveaways, as we know that your time and attention are precious. But we’re big fans of being debt free, of Simple Mom, and of Dave Ramsey, so we wanted to be sure to link to this one … over at Simple Mom, you can win one of […]

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PearBudget and checkbooks

Question: I think that an awesome feature to add would be a way to use your budget entries to also balance your checkbook. I know that I can do it the way it is, but it would be great if that was an obvious, user-friendly feature on the site. I haven’t found any other tool […]

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Credit card statements versus receipts

Question: I have actual receipts for March, then I have the credit card statement that I paid in March (but actual receipts are for February+March). So…the money leaves my bank account when I pay the credit card statement. Question: for March, do I enter the expenditures according to the credit card statement (mostly February transactions), […]

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A better, safer, faster way to be online (Firefox)

Hi, friends! Charlie here. Just wanted to make a quick announcement. I know a number of you use a program called Internet Explorer to get onto the Internet. It has a logo that looks something like this: Because we care about you, we wanted to let you know about another program that you can use […]

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Win 6 months of free budgeting with PearBudget!

If you’d like to enter to win 6 months of free budgeting with PearBudget, go check out this great post at Living Peacefully Less Stressed. Courtney has a contest with 3 ways to win, going on until 3/28. Good luck!

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Coffee and Donuts, On Us

In a little over a week and a half, I (Charlie) will be down in Austin, Texas, to lead a session at the SXSW Interactive conference (my session is on “how do you run a web business and still be a good dad? Alternately, how do you be a good dad and still run a […]

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