7 Ways To Help Your Budget During An Economic Downturn

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Feb 22, 2016 2:42:28 PM

You never know when you will experience an economic downturn. It could be something that hits you temporarily, or it could be a recession that lasts for a while and affects just about everybody. While things are going well or before they get worse, prepare for those lean times with a little forethought and some training.

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Topics: Needs Only Budget

Mvelopes web app moves to HTML 5

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Feb 17, 2016 11:31:05 AM

As an Mvelopes product team, we have been very focused on our mobile applications over the last few years. It has seen great results as Mvelopes is the No. 2 budgeting app on iOS and is a top 10 budgeting app on Android. Our development teams have created amazing applications which have received great reviews and comments about the new design and functionality. You will continue to see great things on mobile in the coming months.

As we have made major advancements in our mobile applications, we realized our web application on Mvelopes.com needed some love and attention to bring it up to speed with its mobile brothers. With our mobile apps in a good place, we have decided to focus an extra portion of our time and attention on our web application to get it to where, you, our customers would like it to be. We have spent many hours planning and discussing the roadmap of major changes to the infrastructure and technology that will provide a much-needed redesign to make the Mvelopes web application easier to use and easier on the eyes.

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Topics: Mvelopes

10 Tips for a Budget-smart Valentine's Day

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Feb 8, 2016 8:56:29 AM


Valentine’s Day as I am sure you remember is this coming this Sunday. There are plenty of traditional gifts you can find just about anywhere. Chocolates, flowers, a romantic dinner, perfume or wine can get pretty expensive, especially since most everyone buys the same things. The average person will spend $147 this year on gifts and a date. If you’re looking to keep to a budget, here are some alternative ideas that won’t break the bank.

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Tips For Dealing With Student Loans

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Feb 2, 2016 9:06:20 AM

Student loan debt is more prevalent than even consumer debt, but student loans are also debt that can be paid off quicker with a little planning.

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How To Advance Through The New Belts

Posted by Leo Leal on Jan 26, 2016 11:19:00 AM


Being financially free is not easy!  However, if you want to find success in finances you need to have a plan and a budget to keep from overspending and going into more debt. This is the foundation we build on and believe is critical to success. Many people fail, even with a plan, because their plan is not complete. This is why we provide the 9 step/belt process to help you master your finances. The attributes you will develop are accountability and expertise in your personal finances to make your dollars go as far as possible. Here are the details of the nine belts and what it takes to be a Master of your finances.

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Mvelopes Version 2.3 Announced

Posted by David Naylor on Dec 23, 2015 7:40:37 AM

Finicity, the makers of Mvelopes, announces new improvements to their Android and IOS mobile app. The new changes will integrate new and improved processes to help our users budget their money and reach their financial goals.

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Topics: Envelope Budgeting, Release Notes

Take The Mvelopes Challenge

Posted by David Naylor on Dec 10, 2015 3:59:57 AM

With the new year coming up, people often feel it is time to take on new challenges. What better way to focus your efforts than improving your financial fitness with the Mvelopes challenge.

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8 Tips To Help You Stick To Your Budget

Posted by David Naylor on Dec 4, 2015 9:45:30 AM

This time of year, it seems to always be hard to stick to a budget. Adopting new strategies to help you stick to your budget can help you prevent paying for the holidays all year long. These tips can help you stick to your budget and become disciplined about your spending. Mvelopes budget app can help keep you on your budget and relieve the stress of not knowing if you have enough money to last the month.

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Don’t Blow Your Budget On Christmas Sales

Posted by David Naylor on Nov 25, 2015 3:49:36 AM

We’ve all seen huge Christmas sales and we all know it’s easy to blow our budget this time of year if you’re not careful. Stores know this and manipulate consumers with sales to attract people to their stores. If you use some smart money strategies, you don’t have to blow your budget on Christmas.

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How Do You Spend Your Money?

Posted by David Naylor on Nov 24, 2015 1:54:25 PM

Ignoring your budget and sticking your head in the sand is not a good solution to making your money efficient.  Most people don’t analyze their budget very closely.  If you really do take a good look at your budget and get a firm understanding on where your money goes, it can be shocking.  

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