“Giving increased attention to spending also required me to monitor our budget more and more precisely. Especially for the last few months, since I started using Pear Budget, I have felt that every common expense in our lives is accounted for. I don’t have to worry when a bill arrives, since I know the money is [...]
This is fun. Naomi, at Sustainable Mommy, posted about how using PearBudget saved her $15 on a single shopping trip. After returning home, she noticed something funny: It was when I looked more closely at the Goodwill receipt I noticed a charge for $24.93. I couldn’t think what that was, so I started digging in [...]
Love, love, love hearing from you all: “I want to say how much I love pearbudget.com and the go cards! I’ve been able to easily keep track of and KEEP a budget! I’ve paid off 3 credit cards in the four months I’ve been using it. Thank you for providing a simple budgeting website!” — [...]
The other day I got a great note from a user named Jan. Here’s part of it: I love PearBudget and it’s the only thing out there I’ve found that does budgeting like my Dad taught me on paper when I was growing up. I’ve looked everywhere and can’t even tell you how many budgeting [...]
Had a great recommendation from Kirsty, at Momedy, in her post Easy Peasy Money Management. She described PearBudget as “incredibly intuitive, non-intimidating, friendly and easy.” Thanks for the recommendation, Kirsty!
From Bouvard et la Fins: The webish idiom. In reviewing Plotbot and PearBudget, Bouvard (I think?) notes: Both of these applications [Plotbot and PearBudget] do something fairly remarkable: they take big-picture tasks (screenwriting and budgeting, respectively) that would quickly sprawl out into feature-creeping nightmares if they were developed on the desktop, apply the Unix Philosophy, [...]
Superfun post (here) from Emily, at Not Finished Yet. She notes, “So, I tried Pear Budget, and I decided that — it’s awesome. Today I signed up for a whole year of the service. It cost me a whopping $30. That’s it! Woo-hoo! I feel good!” She goes on to describe some of the stuff [...]
We love good reviews. We go nuts over great reviews. So we were practically giddy this morning when we read Meredith (Like Merchant Ships) reviewed us, in her post “Easiest Budget I’ve Ever Made: Pear Budget.” You might be familiar with the “envelope system” of budgeting: You decide — at the beginning of the month [...]