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We believe simplifying and controlling your finances is within the reach of everyone. Mvelopes can guide you down the path of making your financial dreams a reality. Here, you can read about simple financial tips, get a jump start on using Mvelopes, or catch up on what's happening in the world of personal finance. Our hope is you'll learn something new, do something different and make smarter financial decisions.

Android app for Mvelopes 5 (and 4)

July 10th, 2019 10:37:01 PM

Android app for Mvelopes 5 (and 4)

July 10th, 2019 10:37:01 PM

It’s finally here (again!) We have begun re-introducing Mvelopes 5 for existing users and will be updating our Android app next week. If you are using Mvelopes 4 on Android and want to avoid an annoying extra step to keep using the app, keep reading! In order to avoid a potentially inconvenient situation for Android […]

Is your financial health as good as you think?

April 24th, 2019 8:02:49 PM

Is your financial health as good as you think?

April 24th, 2019 8:02:49 PM

By Wes Shelnutt What most people do to gauge their financial health is to essentially just rely on their feelings, because what’s an acceptable amount of savings for some will make others uneasy. Same thing with debt. For some people, having a good plan entails a high degree of specificity, and for others, it’s just […]

5 Reasons to Move if Your Finances Are Stretched

April 8th, 2019 3:39:26 PM

5 Reasons to Move if Your Finances Are Stretched

April 8th, 2019 3:39:26 PM

By Jessica Thiefels Dealing with stretched finances can become the norm very quickly for many Americans as consumer prices have risen to their highest level since 2012, according to the Labor Department—this means the cost of living is increasing, but many people are not getting paid more, in return. If you’re sick of living paycheck […]

5 Ways to Make More Money — Even with a Full-Time Job

October 2nd, 2018 2:10:53 PM

5 Ways to Make More Money — Even with a Full-Time Job

October 2nd, 2018 2:10:53 PM

A 9-to-5 career is demanding and time-consuming. With a fixed schedule during the week, it often seems like there just aren’t enough hours left for anything else, much less an extra job to make a little extra cash on the side. If you’re not making enough money, it may also be hard to wait for […]

How to Buy a Home on a Budget in an Expensive Market

August 8th, 2018 10:06:33 PM

How to Buy a Home on a Budget in an Expensive Market

August 8th, 2018 10:06:33 PM

If you feel like you’ll never own a home in a market that’s only getting more expensive, you’re not alone. A 2018 NAR survey found that 63 percent of respondents believe home prices went up in their region in the last year. What’s more, these prices are expected to rise 4.3 percent in 2018, which […]

5 Little Luxuries Worth Including in Your Budget

July 26th, 2018 3:33:40 PM

5 Little Luxuries Worth Including in Your Budget

July 26th, 2018 3:33:40 PM

Did you know that only 41 percent of Americans use a budget, according to a recent study by U.S. Bank?  “Budget” feels like a dirty word—the thing holding you back from enjoying everything you love most in life in lieu of saving money. If you do it right, however, that’s not the case. Quite the […]

Mvelopes wins Best Personal Budgeting Service in 2018 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

May 4th, 2018 7:34:25 PM

Mvelopes wins Best Personal Budgeting Service in 2018 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

May 4th, 2018 7:34:25 PM

We love budgeting.  We live it. We breathe it.  And we believe it shows in the work we do and the solution we provide.  We were very excited to have the FinTech Breakthrough Awards select Mvelopes as the Best Personal Budgeting Service in 2018.

How to Dig Into Your Finances Without a Pen and Paper

March 1st, 2018 7:07:48 PM

How to Dig Into Your Finances Without a Pen and Paper

March 1st, 2018 7:07:48 PM

Managing your money can be a challenge even if you’re a detail-oriented person that likes to track that kind of thing. The traditional method of “balancing your checkbook” and keeping receipts is no longer a fit for our digital world—not to mention, doing the math and organizing yourself can be frustrating and stressful. However, people […]

Spam Email Spoofing Mvelopes Confirmation

January 22nd, 2018 7:33:08 PM

Spam Email Spoofing Mvelopes Confirmation

January 22nd, 2018 7:33:08 PM

We are aware of a spam email that is spoofing an enrollment confirmation email for Mvelopes. Here are some things to know: If you receive the email and there hasn’t been a new Mvelopes account created using your email address, feel free to contact us using live support chat. The email will appear to be […]