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Computerized Investing > July 9, 2011

You Need a Budget (YNAB)

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by CI Staff

You Need a Budget (YNAB) is a well-reviewed financial budgeting software and one of the best that we’ve covered in Computerized Investing. The layout is extremely clean and user-friendly, and the tutorials ensure that users will not feel lost, even when first starting the program. In addition, the software works on Windows, Mac and Linux computer systems. The YNAB website allows you to download Adobe AIR for free, which you will need in order to run the program.

After installing the program, the first step is to create a main account, where most of your expenses and income will be credited and debited. When you first start the program, step-by-step instructions on setting up accounts will pop up. Enter your starting balance for each account, and each transaction associated with the account will be tracked by the program. The account summary page lists each date, payee and category and keeps a running total of the balance. Users are also able to list scheduled transactions at the bottom of the page.

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