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Asking for a raise is never easy. It’s been quite a difficult couple of years for many of us. We’ve lost businesses. We’ve lost family members. We’ve lost friends, and some of us lost our jobs. That’s why now is the time to step up.  But with millions of people in the developed world seeking early retirement, and millions
You’re probably spending more than you expect on monthly subscriptions. Here’s how to trim the fat painlessly.
The world is getting warmer, and extreme weather events are becoming more common. Some believe that we may already be too late to avoid catastrophic consequences of human activity driven climate change. Too often we are told that climate change depends on our personal actions. However this is far from the whole truth. The majority of anthropogenic CO2 and
Over the past few years, and now at an accelerating rate, we are seeing adoption of so called “neobanking” products amongst our customer base. What are NeoBanks? In simple terms, NeoBanks are companies that behave more or less as a bank does, providing payment services, and other financial services, while avoiding some of the key trappings of a typical
We get it. The millennial generation is now the largest in the United States and in many other developed countries too. People born between about 1980 and 1997 are now the majority of new homebuyers, of new hires, new parents, and increasingly new political leaders as well.  A funny thing has happened though since their parents’ generations grew up.
Summer for my family means hot days hiding from the sun, warm evenings spent in our garden, and airy nights spent watching a film together on our home projector. So obviously I’m a big fan of movies, and having worked in the finance world for a long time in one capacity or another, I also have my favorite money
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: You come across an important piece of news about the world, and while you know what it’s saying matters, the terms and figures mean very little to you.  Inflation, consumer price index, unemployment, trade and budget deficits and the like, all sound critical to our everyday lives. And they are critical. Yet
I have a confession to make. I’ve been living in denial for a while now. But it’s time to let go… The Sunk Cost Fallacy : How Not to Set Your Money on Fire It all started with a dream. I’ll admit, it was a silly conceit of mine. I had always wanted to own a BMW. In fact
Your budget, just like any other part of your busy life, deserves a spring cleaning. That’s why last time we shared 5 Tips on how to spring clean your budget. Now we’re back with 6 more tips on budget spring cleaning. Think we’re missing a good budgeting tip? Give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook.   Stack Your
While global climate change may be confusing the birds and the trees this year, it is still technically spring across the Northern Hemisphere (sorry Australia!). It’s time to clean up your budget! A new year, a new pile of bills you may want to look into. Most of us collect at least a few unwanted services here and there
New Partners with Experience Our founders and the rest of the BudgetBakers team are very proud to announce that as of this week, BudgetBakers is part of a much bigger family. We have officially joined in an investment partnership with two highly successful startup veterans, Jasper Anderluh and Niels Klok. The pair founded the online brokerage DEGIRO together, and
We’d like to let our customers in Spain know about some changes that are happening in regards to how Wallet will be billed in the future. First of all, if you’re a premium customer and you’re happy with Wallet, you don’t have to change anything. All the same features will be available, and more going forward. As part of
Hi BudgetBakers community! First off, we need to acknowledge that, while this news is super exciting, it is also super late.  The truth is that despite our name being BudgetBakers, we haven’t had a real budgeting feature available on iOS for either Wallet or Board since those apps launched. BudgetBakers got started as an Android only company, but we’ve
These days are difficult and challenging for each of us. Everybody is facing their own personal crisis. To overcome your “fear of not having enough” (money, work, health), we’ve prepared a special package to offer you tips to smooth the crisis a little bit. We all are literally pushed to slow down. In the same moment, never before there
The internet is full of neverending lists, tips and manuals on “how to organize your money better“, “how to start using a budget“ or  “become more responsible when it comes to your spending.”  But, what if you tried to look at your money less as a tool of cruel self-discipline? What if you started seeing your money as a

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