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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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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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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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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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Thanks for your feedback on the sparkbars! They aren’t going anywhere!

A few days ago, we asked for feedback on the little green lines under the category names, asking if they were something you found useful. We got a lot of feedback (you can see it here), and it seems like a lot of you really love them. That’s awesome! And we’re so glad to know […]

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Introducing Ruth!

Back in late 2010, I made some noises about how we’d be bringing on some people to help us make PearBudget run a little smoother. I’m so excited to introduce to you our “Employee #1,” Ruth Szpunar! We pride ourselves on a few things here at PearBudget. At the top of the list is customer […]

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Tip of the Day! (what do you want to know?)

One of our biggest goals when developing PearBudget was (and is!) to make budgeting simple. And one of the things that makes most budgeting programs complex is that there’s so much stuff on the screen. So we’ve tucked away features and made the interface as simple as possible. So — yay! — there are gems […]

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Be sure your e-mail address is correct!

Setting up a budget is exciting, I know. Thrill-a-minute, right? It’s important, though, that you come down off the high to make sure you’ve entered your e-mail address correctly when you create your account. I know you type your e-mail address every single day. Multiple times in a day, even. Despite that, it’s still possible […]

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