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Product updates and other thoughts on budgeting

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Different Uses of Funds

By |May 31, 2024|

There are a variety of reasons people want to set aside money.  Many people are trying to save up money for an emergency fund.  Some people are saving for [...]

How to Budget for Irregular Income

By |February 28, 2024|

Many people have income who’s amounts vary but they still want to feel confident in having a set amount to spend each week knowing that their main bills are [...]

NEW FEATURE: Safe-to-Spend Categories

By |December 17, 2023|

We are excited to announce that we have just added category tracking for your Safe-to-Spend purchases.  You can now see how much you are spending in for items like [...]

Budgeting App for those with ADHD

By |October 18, 2023|

For those that live with ADHD, it can be harder to budget using complex financial tools. Luckily, Weekly with it's easy-to-use interface, simple design and unique budgeting philosophy is [...]

NEW FEATURE: Split Transactions

By |October 12, 2023|

We have just launched a new feature in Weekly that allows you to split transactions so that separate parts of the transactions can be "mapped" to different destinations.  This [...]

NEW FEATURE: On Demand Syncing and Sync History

By |September 22, 2023|

Weekly budgeting is about staying in touch with your budget in a mindful way. This requires monitoring your day-to-day transactions to keep track of your Safe-to-Spend.   To make this [...]

Reviewing Budget Items

By |September 6, 2023|

When you first come to Weekly, you go through guided walk-through of putting in all your income, expenses and savings goals.  Then at the end we calculate your Weekly [...]

Dan interviewed on the CFO At Home podcast

By |August 29, 2023|

Dan Seethaler sat down with Vince Carter the host of the CFO at Home podcast to discuss all things weekly budgeting.  In this conversation with Vince, Dan discussed [...]

Sharing Weekly with A Partner

By |February 15, 2023|

One of the problems couples can run into is conflict over how money is being spent.  In fact the origin story of Weekly has roots in helping [...]

Instant View Into Your Upcoming Bills

By |January 23, 2023|

Weekly can set your mind at ease by giving you a view into your upcoming bills and income in the Upcoming Items report.  In this report, Weekly shows you [...]

The Safe-to-Spend Widget

By |October 14, 2022|

Your Safe-to-Spend is important to keep close.  It keeps you in touch with how much money can spend as you move through your daily life.  It’s like your financial [...]

Transaction Update Notifications

By |June 9, 2022|

Sometimes after a transaction has been posted to your bank account and downloaded into Weekly, the amount will increase.  Weekly allows you to review transactions as soon as they [...]

Budgeting with Your Spouse as A Couple

By |February 1, 2022|

Put an end to “Doomsday” meetings. Budgeting with a spouse or partner?  Is there anything more fraught?  No one likes to face the limits of their money and doing [...]

5 Essential Budgeting Tips for 2022

By |January 26, 2022|

Budgeting is about focusing our spending on things that truly bring value to our lives. With all the demands of daily life, it can sometimes get confusing to make [...]

Track Your Savings with Funds

By |December 29, 2021|

When setting up your budget, you may want to set aside money for an emergency, a holiday, a vacation or to purchase something big like a home. With Weekly, [...]

Support for OAuth and Capital One

By |September 30, 2021|

Weekly connects to your bank to download your transactions to make it easy to stay on top of your Safe-To-Spend. Up until now, Weekly -  via Plaid - has used [...]

How To Create A Weekly Budget in 6 Steps

By |September 10, 2021|

No matter how often you're paid - once a month, twice a month, or every other week - weekly budgeting works.  Budgeting on a weekly basis makes it easier [...]

Bank Transaction Review

By |July 27, 2021|

Weekly is designed to keep you focused on one number: your Safe-To-Spend. To make sure your Safe-To-Spend number is up-to-date and accurate, Weekly pulls in your purchases from your bank [...]

Scheduling Transactions

By |July 7, 2021|

The latest launch of Weekly brings the ability to schedule transactions in the future. This comes in handy when you spend money but don’t want to count it against your [...]

Stop the Shame!

By |October 19, 2020|

As financial coach, Amanda Clayman says, budgets are not supposed to be “a form of punishment for past mistakes.” But how do we shift budgets from being tools of [...]

Do You Feel Anxious About Money?

By |October 19, 2020|

  Do you feel anxious about money? That’s okay! Financial therapists say that it’s completely normal. Being unclear on what whether we are overspending or if our spending aligns with [...]

Choose Your Week Start Date

By |February 4, 2020|

The idea of behind Weekly is to budget your money on a weekly basis and not focus on when cash comes in or out of your bank account. But your [...]

Viewing Past Transactions

By |January 24, 2020|

What’s in the past is in the past, but if you wanna take a look — we got you! It’s Weekly’s aim to declutter the process of keeping track of your money and [...]

App Notifications and Viewing Bank Transactions

By |August 6, 2019|

App Notifications and Viewing Bank Transactions Getting your transactions automatically downloaded from your bank helps take away the headache of manually entering transactions. Now, with automatic notifications, you can be [...]

Account Management

By |July 22, 2019|

Account Management When you connect your financial institutions to Weekly, your transactions are automatically downloaded to help keep your budget up to date. This week’s release adds the ability to [...]

Transaction Review Enhancements

By |July 13, 2019|

At Weekly we believe reviewing bank and credit card transactions is a critical step in managing your spending. Seeing each transaction individually increases your mindfulness and helps ensure your money [...]

Your Weekly Spending Limit

By |June 5, 2019|

One of the problems with traditional budgeting is it’s hard to know what number to concentrate on. One approach is to give everything dollar a job and track all [...]

Tracking Daily Expenses

By |June 5, 2019|

Weekly is designed to change behavior. It does this by giving you one financial number to concentrate on: your Safe-to-Spend amount. Your Safe-to-Spend amount is the amount of money [...]

Redefining Budgeting

By |April 18, 2019|

Budgeting should be simple — just spend less than you earn, right? Unfortunately, most budgeting tools overcomplicate things and lose their focus on making things as easy as possible for you, [...]

Trend Reports

By |April 26, 2024|

Trend Reports The Trend Report is a bar graph of your spending and income over time.  There is a Trend Report in three places:  Safe-to-Spend Categories, Funds or [...]

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