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Memorable Valentine’s Day For Less Than $20

Typically, my wife and I have done the cliché gifts and dinner date for Valentine's Day. This gets old and it looses its meaning after a few years of marriage so I thought of doing something completely different this year. I thought of not only having an entire day focused on my wife, but als...

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How to Have a Budget-Safe Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and many of us are feeling the financial stress that comes with this romantic time of year. We want to do something memorable for our special someone, our family and perhaps our friends. Expressing our love and appreciation during Valentine's Day doesn't mea...

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WellSpent - Budgeting App: Update Report

We always love hearing from you! Whether it's to give us a compliment or suggestion and especially when you are in need of assistance.We've worked hard to make WellSpent a very easy-to-use budgeting app, but we're not the only ones using it. We recognize that we don't have all the answers for how to...

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You Made WellSpent a Success!

When we first launched WellSpent, we hoped it would help lots of people improve their spending habits. We weren't expecting an overnight success story. All we wanted was a great user experience.Fast forward a year and we're glad to report that WellSpent has been doing fabulously in the past few mont...

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Why We Need WellSpent Sync

It seems like everyday a new article is popping up about how crucial communication is to relationships, all sorts of relationships.Whenever we are required to work together to accomplish something, we need to be able to communicate effectively. This is where we believe WellSpent Sync can help. How m...

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Introducing WellSpent Sync

Looking back - Brian and I created WellSpent app because we wanted a tool that would do one simple thing - track our spending. We also wanted to share our spending with our significant other. We tried adding other services to the WellSpent app, but they didn’t do what we wanted. So we created our ...

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Save $20 a week: Discounts, Coupons and Promo Codes

I’m restarting my personal challenge of finding ways to save at least $20 each week. Using WellSpent to stay within my budgets has helped me better understand how I spend my money. I’m learning to identify where my unplanned expenses tend to go and I’m also learning to foresee the type of spending ...

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​Budgeting 101, How To Start Budgeting

So you want to start a budget. You download WellSpent but you don’t know what reasonable amounts are for certain budgets. Where do you even start?Budgets are as personal and different as the individuals who create them. Some places you live you will have to spend a lot more on housing than other pla...

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How We Spent $40 Less In Groceries Last Week

My family and I have been a lot more financially minded since we started using WellSpent. Even though, we’re not the most savvy spenders, we do our best to manage our money responsibly. A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I decided to come up with different ways to save or better spend $20 or more ev...

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​Budgeting and Losing Weight…Ugg!

So I was thinking about this correlation a while a go and thought that maybe this was a good way to look at budgeting. I am sure many of you have thought at one time or another that you need to lose weight or get healthier in general. We are a society that makes things convent and we sit a lot in th...

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Start Changing Your Spending Habits Today

In a time when we rarely get to physically hold our earned income, it’s very easy to swipe our debit cards or write checks and have our bank account shrink without us even noticing.It’s very difficult to have a sense of how much money we have spent when we are dealing with intangible money and count...

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Spending Wisely During Memorial-Day Weekend

Whether you go on a trip or you stay at home, you’ll probably be doing something special this coming three-day weekend. With your planned trips, activities and meals come unplanned last-minute expenses.

Our budgeting app can help you have a great holiday weekend without the remorse that comes from ...

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Why Budget When Our Expenses Exceed Our Income?

It is better to know how much I’m overspending than to "hope" I’m not spending too much. We can ignore the fact that we overspend every month and go about our daily life hoping that we’ll forget about it all within a few of days. We’ll have to face this issue one day. Why not do it today? Why n...

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The Fears of Budgeting

As an adult I have avoided having a budget many times. Assuming that I was not alone in this experience, I asked a few family members and some friends why it was so difficult to create and stick to a budget.  The comments I received were quite similar, so I put together a list of the fears we f...

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Hello WellSpent!

Exciting news! WellSpent is now available for free in the iTunes App Store! Click the button below to download it now! We made it folks! We are thrilled to share this moment of happiness with you. After hundreds of hours of work and countless iterations we have our app ready for you to enjoy...

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​How to Keep Your Money WellSpent

Budgets are hard to stick to. The reason we make budgets is to tame our spending habits. All too often we overspend and go over our budgets. Staying within a budget requires daily commitment and discipline. Here are some suggestions to help stay within a budget:Keep Receipts: Always ask for...

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​Credit Cards sans Chaos

One too many times I have found myself rationalizing an expense on a credit card before I had the hard cash to purchase it. The result - Debt. Lots of it. The only escape was a slow and painful one - find ways to earn more money to be able to pay off the balance at some date in the unforeseeable fut...

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Get a Your Hands on WellSpent

We've been hard at work designing, building, and reviewing WellSpent just for you! You may asking yourself, "How do I know this will work for me?" That's a fantastic question!We have made assumptions based on our experience so we know WellSpent works for us. We'd love to get your feedback and to hea...

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Why I love WellSpent

I used to use a program that you would set up with your bank accounts and it would keep track for you on what you were spending and where. It was ok, but there were three things I didn’t like, the fact that my bank and credit card information was “out there” on another site, I still didn’t feel any ...

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​Groceries: The Budget Buster

Your Groceries/Eating Out budget is perhaps the most flexible of all budget categories - it can be trimmed down to the bare bones of rice and beans to save for that cruise, or it can easily go $300 over the set amount, setting the entire month’s budget off track.Here are my tips for the best way to ...

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