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 firstname.lastname@example.org! 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!
Has saved me thousands; but it’s time to step up the technology!
I have used Goodbudget for 3 years now, and it has absolutely changed my life. Even as a single-person household working in human services, Goodbudget helped me save a down payment for a house, which I bought 18 months after I began using the program. Today, Goodbudget helps make paying all the monthly bills possible and still have money for 401k and for whatever fun goals I set, such as saving up for an overseas vacation or a new car.
My parents began using Goodbudget a year ago, and they have also saved thousands within the course of a year. I can’t recommend this program enough.
That being said, it’s high time that the IT department stepped up its game. The app hasn’t been optimized for iPhone X, envelopes cannot be fully customized on the app, etc. If I’m going to keep recommending the app to all my friends, I hope they will step up their game and make the app something to be really proud of. (I don’t like recommending a program and then apologizing to my friends because the app is lacking in areas). Also, pricing could be reduced to attract more newcomers, in combination with starting a referral program so we could be rewarded for bringing Goodbudget brand new long term paying customers.
- Dayspring Technologies, Inc.
- 13.4 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.