Reducing Financial Conflicts for Couples

Posted by Travis Parry on May 24, 2016 9:04:09 AM

Money is the most frequent topic of disagreement among married couples. Not only is it problematic for couples, but the disagreements are also the most-heated, less easily resolved and longest lasting of their relationship.

There are many reasons why this is so difficult for the average couple. Today we will focus on one solution that can help your situation  involvement. Family strengths research has found that when couples work together as a team they can weather financial and relational storms. 

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Topics: Finances for Couples

Sink Your Teeth Into the Dojo Video Library

Posted by Alex Ellis on May 17, 2016 7:00:00 AM

No matter where you are in your financial journey, we’re committed to helping you learn what you need to know in order to achieve your financial goals. This month, we’re highlighting a smattering of topics. Start with one or two of these videos, and then take a deeper dive into our vast resource library!

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Topics: Video Library

Notes and Full Reset Added in Mvelopes mobile 2.3.3

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on May 10, 2016 10:10:14 AM

Mvelopes 2.3.3 is now available for download on Android and iOS with a few features that have made their way to mobile after being in the web app.

Viewing and editing notes for envelopes, resetting your data, and adding a check number when quick assigning transactions are now features in the award-winning Mvelopes budget app.

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Topics: App Updates, Mvelopes

7 Things to Learn from Your Credit Report

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on May 6, 2016 11:41:18 AM

old-credit-report-680x430.jpgEach year you can receive a free credit report from each of the credit bureaus. If you can’t remember the last time you peeked at your report then it might be time to take a look at the current state of your credit.

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Topics: credit report

Rising Credit Card Debt and 5 Ways to Combat It

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Apr 26, 2016 9:04:15 AM

Credit card debt running away from you? Well there are two things that might give you a little peace of mind.

First, you’re not the only one and second, there’s a way to catch it and put it away for good.

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Topics: Credit Cards

7 Ways to Choose a College When Price Matters

Posted by Tyler Hakes on Apr 20, 2016 9:03:15 AM

The college search process can be a daunting one. First comes all of the homework: college visits, campus fit, admissions deadlines, financial aid paperwork, and acceptance letters.

But, then, at some point you have to face the financial realities: How am I going to actually pay for this?

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Topics: Students and College Graduates, Financial Aid

Stop Paying Too Much for Taxes

Posted by Alex Ellis on Apr 13, 2016 2:54:13 PM

Taxes are inevitable and unless you’re a die-hard CPA, we imagine you don’t enjoy reading case law on tax code in your spare time. Luckily, we’ve got some videos that can help you save money on taxes.

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Topics: Taxes

11 Tax Time Tips To Save Money This Year and Next

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Mar 29, 2016 3:11:13 PM

If you’re lucky, you don’t have to think about your taxes more than a couple times each year. Now is one of those times. By sitting down and going over last year’s taxes, this year’s taxes and your plans for that refund, you shouldn't have to revisit your tax plans until 2017.

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Topics: Taxes

Mvelopes 2.3.2 Improves Bank Account Connectivity

Posted by Kevin Nielsen on Mar 21, 2016 12:07:18 PM

The award-winning Mvelopes budget app now includes improvements to bank account connectivity and management along with better transaction searches to help you budget on the go.

With this update, you now have more power to connect to your accounts at more than 12,000 financial institutions, plus the ability to request a link with a new financial institution from within the mobile app. You just need your login information in order to request support for a new financial institution.

The update also makes it easier to fix bank account connectivity issues. Creating a support ticket to fix a broken connection will be more visible in the app and even after creating the ticket you will be free to refresh the account to try and correct the problem. You will also be able to update your login credentials to your financial institutions within the app.

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Topics: Mvelopes

Decrease the Stress of Financial Decisions

Posted by Alex Ellis on Mar 17, 2016 10:18:00 AM

Managing money is one of the leading causes of stress. Thoughts like “I hope I’m making the right decision” or “I can
probably make this work” will wear down a person’s peace of mind and eventually create a feeling of anxiousness whenever money is involved. Even though every action has a consequence, you do not have to be stressed when making financial decisions. Here are some videos which are in our Mvelopes Premier Resources library that can help you eliminate this stress.

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Topics: Video Library