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    • ET18
    • By ET18 14th Sep 18, 5:58 PM
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    Budgeting apps
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    • 14th Sep 18, 5:58 PM
    Budgeting apps 14th Sep 18 at 5:58 PM
    Hi

    Can anyone recommend a budgeting app?

    I'd like to be able to use it on mobile and computer, and potentially list more than one "account"

    Thanks
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    • julicorn
    • By julicorn 14th Sep 18, 6:25 PM
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    YNAB is amazing (and very popular on here). It's 0-based budgeting, so you assign all of your money to specific purposes, and have to move it around if you overspend a category.

    It's around 5 a month, but well worth it. It's saved us an incredible amount of money so far. There are 3 month free trials around as well, just google it.
    Original mortgage: December 2017, 203,495
    MFW start: April 2018, 201,800
    Current: 189,100
    • Willing2Learn
    • By Willing2Learn 14th Sep 18, 6:26 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 6:26 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 6:26 PM
    Another vote for YNAB from me
    I work within the voluntary sector, supporting vulnerable people to rebuild their lives.

    I love my job

    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 14th Sep 18, 10:10 PM
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    • 14th Sep 18, 10:10 PM
    I'm returning to free version of YNAB via my recently purchased i3 laptop.
    Wasn't as difficult as I thought and I rattled in income/outgoings again after a few years when I last ran it via iphone-I got a bit fed up last time recording every single debit card transaction.
    Though this time I use contactless more often and I've stopped smoking past year so less transactions.
    Going to run it and hopefully it could help me behave myself.
    I'm not using iphone app this time only update budget via i3 laptop.
    sc dmp 2012 13k Jan 2018 8840 paid. 60% approx.
    Mid 2018 Help2save 50 uk pounds per month
    Mid 2018-Virgin Money E-saver V11 -250+50 uk pounds per month
    • Chappers27
    • By Chappers27 15th Sep 18, 10:15 AM
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    • 15th Sep 18, 10:15 AM
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    • 15th Sep 18, 10:15 AM
    There are many, depends what you mean by 'budgeting'. There are ones that help with your household bills, such as Wonderbill, Onedox, Adminbox, and there are those that help with managing your finances, Yolt, Emma (UK version of US Mint), MoneyDashboard, etc. Each do slightly different things.

    DISCLAIMER: I work for Adminbox.
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    • ozaz
    • By ozaz 15th Sep 18, 11:08 AM
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    • 15th Sep 18, 11:08 AM
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    • 15th Sep 18, 11:08 AM
    Emma (UK version of US Mint)
    Originally posted by Chappers27
    Is Emma really the UK version of Mint?
    I thought it was an independent startup.
    • BoommBD
    • By BoommBD 22nd Sep 18, 11:33 AM
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    • 22nd Sep 18, 11:33 AM
    OfferUp is a good one. It's the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers. The prices there are lower so it really helped me out with saving some money. I've purchased three different things there already and the price was always lower than in the shopping center nearby.
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