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Planning for 2014

It’s the time of year when we know everyone is starting to think about planning their budget for 2014. To help you plan your irregular spending for 2014, we’ve got a new set up page available at pearbudget.com/set_up_2014. It will allow you to plan for the amounts you’d like to set aside and spend for […]

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Budgeting with Love: Part 4, Budget Weariness

All throughout this month, I’ve been posting budgeting tips for you and your spouse or significant other.  Last week, I included some tips about eliminating debt. This week, I’m talking about ways to decrease budget weariness. Many couples (and people!) run into budget weariness after being on a budget for a while.  To help alleviate this, […]

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Budgeting with Love: Part 3, Eliminating Debt

Every Thursday during the month of February, I’m posting budgeting tips for you and your spouse or significant other.  Last week, I shared tips for setting and achieving financial goals. This week’s tips are devoted to helping you to get out of debt. First, let’s talk about the biggest thing that has helped us not […]

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Budgeting with Love: Part 2, Setting Goals

During the month of February, I’m sharing budgeting tips for you and your spouse or significant other.  Last week, we focused on a few budgeting-specific tips. This week, I’m including tips about how to set and achieve financial goals. After you’ve begun budgeting your money, and you have an idea where it is going, it’s time […]

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Budgeting with Love: Part 1, Budgeting

In honor of February, the month of love, this month on the PearBudget blog we’re going to focus on budgeting tips for you and your spouse or significant other.  Each Thursday, I’ll share a few things that have helped us along on our budgeting journey. The first and most important financial thing we’ve done is create a […]

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2012 transition page is now available!

The 2012 transition page is now available at: https://pearbudget.com/set_up_2012 This page will allow you to plan for the amounts you plan to spend in each of your irregular categories, and also to start over fresh in any or all of those categories if you’d like to do so.  We apologize for the delay in getting […]

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New feature for October

Based on lots of customer feedback, we’ve just added another new feature to PearBudget. You can now start your budget on any day of the month. So your budget can run from Oct 19-Nov 18, or Oct 3-Nov 2, or whatever works best for you! You can change your start date by clicking on the […]

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New date/time feature

I’m excited to announce another new feature in PearBudget especially for our international users!  Under “Your Account” you can set your current date and time so you are no longer stuck on United States Eastern time.  You should just be able to click on the link for “your account” in the upper right hand corner […]

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Setting up the PearBudget spreadsheet for a new year

If you’ve been using the PearBudget spreadsheet for a year (or more) and would like to start a new blank year, here are the steps you can follow for a smooth transition. Step 1 – Get a fresh copy of the PearBudget spreadsheet. You can download it (for free) here: https://pearbudget.com/spreadsheet – When you save […]

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

How do I add a recurring receipt?

If you’ve got a category with a receipt amount that occurs monthly on the same date (like a mortgage payment or utility bill), you can set up a recurring receipt in PearBudget to automatically create this receipt every month, so you don’t have to enter it yourself. Here’s how! First, go to either the “Plan […]

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