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Goodbudget Budget Planner

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 18+
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About Goodbudget Budget Planner

Goodbudget is a fairly popular app for budgeting. It features cross-platform support so you can check it out on Android, the web, or iOS if you want to. Everything syncs between those platforms. Additionally, you'll get expense tracking, income tracking, and some other decent budgeting tools. It uses Material Design and it looks lovely. You can also export your data as a CSV file, QFX (for Quicken), and OFX (Microsoft Money) in case you need that. It's one of the more simple budget apps. Some of the main features are free. The rest require a subscription.

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What's it about?

Formerly known as the Easy Envelope Budget Aid (EEBA), the Goodbudget app is based on the envelope budgeting method that has been around for decades. The concept is simple, yet very effective. Every time that you get a paycheck, you split that paycheck into envelopes representing expenses, such as groceries, babysitting, and entertainment. Once the money in that envelope is gone, you can’t spend any more.  

Goodbudget brings envelope budgeting into the digital world through your smartphone device. If the app seems to force you to write down every single expense that you make, that’s the whole point! With Goodbudget, you curb your spending and become more aware of your purchases. The free version allows you to manage up to 20 envelopes, sync one bank account, and keep one year of transaction history. Goodbudget is available for Apple and Android devices.  

Pros:

  • Envelope Budgeting System
  • Connect Bank Accounts
  • Cross-platform
  • Graphs and Reports of your spendings

Cons:

  • Slightly complex and clunky UI
Price: Freemium. The plus model will cost you $6/month or $50/year.
 
Thoughts: If you are familiar with the envelope budgeting technique, with Goodbudget you will feel right at home. Even if you are not, this is a great app to get started with and get full control over your money and how you spend it.
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App Details

Teacher Ratings

Devices

Android, iPad, iPhone

Price

Free

Category

Skills

Organisational and Productivity Skills

Safeguarding

In-App Purchases - No

In-App Advertising - No

Publisher

Dayspring Technologies

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Description

Goodbudget is a personal finance app for budget planning and money management. Share a budget with sync across multiple phones (and the web!).

MANAGE MONEY WITH PEOPLE YOU LOVE
Goodbudget is perfect for sharing a budget with a spouse, family member, or friend. Sync across multiple devices including iPhones, other smartphones, and the web.

* Transactions synced with the cloud and accessible from other devices, including Goodbudget's web app!
* Stay on the same page about finances with those close to you
* Your data is automatically and securely backed up to Goodbudget's website
* Download transactions to CSV (on website)

INSIGHTFUL REPORTS
Goodbudget helps you make sense of your budgeting and spending with in-app reports.

* Know how to modify your budget after analyzing reports
* Spending by envelope report (cool-looking pie chart!)
* Income vs spending report
* Even more reports on the web

A PROVEN SYSTEM
Goodbudget is based on the envelope budgeting method. But with no physical envelopes...only virtual envelopes!

* Check envelopes balances (aka how much you have left to spend) while you're on-the-go
* Expense tracking optimized for speed
* Proven cash envelope budgeting method
* Track your bank balances in addition to envelope balances
* Live within your means
* Schedule transactions and automatic envelope fills

Ad-free, Free Forever version includes 10 regular envelopes & 10 annual envelopes. Use envelope budgeting to plan your spending, not just track it!

SUBSCRIBERS GET MORE FEATURES!

* Unlimited regular envelopes
* Unlimited annual envelopes
* Sync up to 5 devices
* 5 years of transaction history
* Personal and friendly email support

Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.

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