Of course! We intend to keep it available, forever, for free. You can download it from https://pearbudget.com/PearBudget.xls.
The entirety of our site is hosted on a secure server, using 128-bit encryption. When you log in, we set up a secure line for you to connect with our server, meaning nobody can intercept the information you’re passing through to the PearBudget database. Furthermore, at no point do you put your bank account numbers, credit […]
When we first started building PearBudget, we knew one thing: We wanted something simpler than everything else out there. So we challenged every assumption about what was necessary for a budget to work, and we came up with a surprisingly short list of crucial elements. We began building this ideal budgeting tool, and kept referring to […]
We’re Charlie and Sarah Park. We’re a husband-and-wife team, living and working in Virginia. We built PearBudget when we couldn’t find a budgeting tool that was simple enough for us to use. As a young couple without much money, we were aware that unless we kept an eye on our spending, we wouldn’t be able […]
It’s easy. Before you delete your account, be absolutely sure that it’s what you want to do … there’s no “undo” for account deletion. Also, before you delete your account, we’d love to hear from you. If there’s something you want PearBudget to do, and you don’t think it can do it, shoot us a note and […]
Absolutely! To subscribe by PayPal, just send your payment to the PayPal user address firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure in the “notes” section of the PayPal transaction to indicate the e-mail address you’re using at PearBudget. It’s also not a bad idea to send us an e-mail (at that same pearbudget.com address) to make sure we’ve received […]
Just go to our “Update your billing info” page, and you should be all set!
We don’t want for “hidden” activity in your inactive categories to throw off your totals. To protect you from that happening, if you have any activity in an inactive category in a given month, the category will show up on your Plan and Review pages (just like a regular category). So if you’ve made a category inactive, […]
Here’s the most important thing about deleting a category: When you delete a category, you also delete all of the receipts (from all time) that were a part of that category. It’s totally fine to delete a category, and often that’s exactly what you’ll want to do. But if you want to keep your receipts from a […]
I’m using an iPhone, and the comma is on a different screen than the normal keyboard (which has a period). Can I use a period instead of a comma to split my tags?
How’d you guess? You sure can! You can either use a comma or a period, followed by a space, to split up your tags. So if you’re on an iPhone or another smartphone, you can stay on the normal keyboard view.