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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.

Experience the New Mvelopes

July 11th, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Experience the New Mvelopes

July 11th, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Mvelopes has spent more than 15 years providing an envelope budgeting solution that is simple to use and powerful when it comes to helping people control their finances. Mvelopes helps you balance your time and your finances with everything else you have going on. Let’s face it, your life is busier than ever and finances […]

Newlyweds! How to Get Your Finances in Order

May 16th, 2017 5:43:58 PM

Newlyweds! How to Get Your Finances in Order

May 16th, 2017 5:43:58 PM

June is the most popular month for weddings and it’s right around the corner. You can practically smell the champagne and roses. For all those happy couples getting ready to tie the knot, you have been worrying about picking out, scheduling and paying for every piece of your big day, but there’s still plenty about […]

How Stable are Your Finances?

May 9th, 2017 6:17:19 PM

How Stable are Your Finances?

May 9th, 2017 6:17:19 PM

Despite your best planning, your finances can be anything but stable. There’s plenty that changes from month to month, year to year and even day to day.

How to Budget with a Variable Income in Mvelopes

May 2nd, 2017 5:40:15 PM

How to Budget with a Variable Income in Mvelopes

May 2nd, 2017 5:40:15 PM

A consistent income doesn’t have to be a requirement for a well-oiled budget. Freelancers, independent contractors, and workers with inconsistent schedules don’t have the comfort of a standard paycheck every two weeks, but would still gain a lot from a working budget.

11 Ways to Make Smarter Financial Decisions as a Couple

April 25th, 2017 5:44:12 PM

11 Ways to Make Smarter Financial Decisions as a Couple

April 25th, 2017 5:44:12 PM

Financial Literacy Month is almost over, but there’s one more thing that can help improve your finances. Making decisions together as a couple makes a big difference.

Why Talking to Your Kids is a Good Investment

April 18th, 2017 5:54:45 PM

Why Talking to Your Kids is a Good Investment

April 18th, 2017 5:54:45 PM

The only thing that complicates your finances more than not having enough income is probably having kids. They’re great, but they just don’t make a household budget any easier.

Know How to Make Smart Financial Decisions?

April 11th, 2017 5:53:22 PM

Know How to Make Smart Financial Decisions?

April 11th, 2017 5:53:22 PM

A lot of our financial decisions come down to whether we should spend money or not. Looking at our finances as a whole, that should be a simple decision, but most of us aren’t very good at keeping our spending under control or adhering to our budget perfectly.

How to Not Waste Money by Learning Something New

April 4th, 2017 5:46:03 PM

How to Not Waste Money by Learning Something New

April 4th, 2017 5:46:03 PM

April is Financial Literacy Month, if you didn’t know. Not knowing is forgivable, but being financially illiterate is a much bigger problem in our book.

It’s About Time to Look at Your Finances

March 28th, 2017 6:03:32 PM

It’s About Time to Look at Your Finances

March 28th, 2017 6:03:32 PM

If you’re going to take a look at your finances, what timeframe do you use? For most of us it’s this week, this month or some other short period of time that revolves around our paychecks or bills. Time can help you gain a different perspective by widening our viewpoint. Plus, there are bigger picture things […]

Don’t Lose Your Financial Focus in an Instant

March 21st, 2017 4:41:08 PM

Don’t Lose Your Financial Focus in an Instant

March 21st, 2017 4:41:08 PM

Is it just me or are there more landmines than ever when it comes to making the right financial decision. Most tempting offers or inviting purchases don’t take into account your specific financial situation, even if they’re handpicked for your mobile device by whichever algorithm is in control. A week ago I had an “offer” […]