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)
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
* 7 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.
If you're looking to track where your money goes, plan your spending, or create a budget that works, try us out!
Goodbudget: Budget well. Live life. Do Good.
Features, bugs? Please email us at email@example.com! We're happy to help!
** Leading personal finance app downloaded over 2,000,000 times AND previously featured by Apple, The New York Times, Forbes, CNET, LifeTime TV, The Boston Globe, and Lifehacker **
Ratings and Reviews
Budgeting is finally fun—LOVE THIS APP
We’ve been married for over 25 years. We’re financially comfortable, so a budget always seemed like just “a good idea” but never a priority. Now with a daughter in college abroad, we’re trying to better analyze our spending to help avoid overuse of student loans. This has been wonderful! And the KEY to making it work has been NOT to micro-manage the money. (It’s what we did wrong every other time) Making my own categories means I can have one place for “monthly fixed expenses” that includes everything from recurring political and charitable donations to our mortgage. I’m now budgeting in only about ten categories and it’s perfect. The app’s haptic control to quickly add a transaction is great. The status bars are an easy way to judge discretionary spending. The splits are simple and easy to use. I did have to fiddle with the envelope fills the very first time, but it was quickly remedied.
Now, if I could just merge it with something like Mint so all my digital transactions (we very rarely use cash) came to an Inbox for distribution/matching it would be even easier to use and 100% perfect. I love this app though, and it’s already saved us quite a bit of money just by letting us know where we stand. A tip: set alerts on all your digital accounts (credit cards, debit, etc.) to text you for every transaction. This makes it easy to assure everything except cash is reflected timely in your GoodBudget records.
Love this app!
Needs a couple features, but great app!
I’ve been using this for five months now, and this is the best app for a digital version of the old cash envelope system, a la Dave Ramsey. It’s great because some budget categories get spent completely every month to a zero balance, whereas other categories may accumulate over time, like savings, and this app accounts for these growing “envelope” balances - something that every budgeting app I’ve tried lacked. As long as you, and your spouse, enter EVERY transaction, it’s a dream to use. And with the accounts feature turned on you’ll know exactly how much you have at any time. I have bank and credit accounts entered, so I always know their balances at a glance. WHAT IS LACKING: There needs to be a RECONCILE feature in the app for when you need to compare what’s in Goodbudget versus your bank or credit card statements - like a checkbox next to each transaction in the transaction list. It’s frustrating sometimes to try and make sure you’ve got everything entered but have no way to mark what you’ve already verified. Ugh! Also, there needs to be a SEARCH feature in the app to search for specific transactions. There is one for the website but not the app. ——- Get the app! Keep up the good work, Goodbudget!
Developer Response ,
Hi Tricksterinator - Glad to hear you're liking the app, and thanks for letting us know how we can improve! I've added your vote for an iOS search feature, as well as a reconcile feature in the app. In case you missed it, you are able to reconcile on the web. You can do that by heading to your Accounts and then clicking on the 'Reconcile' button. Hope that helps!
Best decision ever!
In April of 2013 I estimated my income, created a budget, took some money out of savings and lived off last months income (accruing new income with which to create a new every penny allocated budget). I haven't looked back. I use the subscription level account so that I can use Goodbudget (then called EEBA) to balance all of my bank accounts (checking, credit card that gets paid off every month, savings accounts). I even got my sister to do the same thing. She used an income tax refund to start the live off last months income process. We recently upgraded our house. I couldn't have done it all without the Goodbudget tool to manage my money (instead of it managing me). My favorite features include: real time updates to envelopes so my hubby and I are always in synch, the progress bar that helps you make decisions on if I should really go out to eat or not, easy imports/balancing of all of my bank accounts. I couldn't live without this app. Goodbudget is AWESOME SAUCE!!!!
Here we are in May of 2019 and is still think this is the most awesome thing in the world. I would never want to manage my finances without this app. I reconcile my accounts every month and this app is a MUST.
- Dayspring Technologies, Inc.
- 13.5 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2011-present Dayspring Technologies, Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- Monthly Plus Plan $5.99
- 3 Months of Plus Plan $17.99
- Annual Plus Plan $49.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.