Heather started her career thinking she’d follow the tradition of giving back after she spent her youth and middle age focused on making money. Then she decided to turn that model on its head. Read her story in this week’s Tiller blog.
Cash spending is still spending and we like to track it! We've put together some quick and easy steps for how to get your cash spending into your Tiller Sheet more efficiently, and from your smart phone too!
We’ve partnered with Lauren and Mark Greutman, longtime spreadsheet fans, to bring you a new budgeting template. With a focus on frugal living centered on your values, you can quickly set up your budget and track your progress.
The new year is about goal setting, right? Money is often part of our most important dreams. Peter shares four easy tips to help you improve your financial well being so you can make progress toward achieving those goals in 2017.
If we have more money in our accounts, we’re definitely better off and more financially secure, right? Peter once again touches on the myths around financial freedom and spending after a conversation with a friend who manages more than $1 billion in assets for several wealthy families.
Heather is traveling, working and volunteering abroad for a few months and shares some of her experiences. While living in Nicaragua she questions how we define the worth of things and how tracking her spending has allowed her to realize where her priorities are.
We’ve been asked quite often whether we offer a budgeting feature in any of our templates. The first of our new budgeting features is one that we’re now sharing from Derek Olsen with How Do I Money. This template is live with Tiller, and in this week’s blog Derek shares his experiences with budgeting and using this template.
We all want to bury our head in the sand when it comes to our finances at some point in life. That’s totally understandable and okay, but achieving our goals and living our dreams means we have to pay attention. Peter shares his thoughts on how to regain financial focus in just 10 minutes a day for 10 days.
How much did you spend on food last month? How can you tell whether you spent more on fast food, restaurants or groceries? We understand the desire to be detailed so we put together this quick how-to on using subcategories in your Tiller Sheet for a more detailed spend analysis.
We’re all somewhat hardwired to want more, more, more even when we have enough or even more than enough. Peter shares his thoughts about how having “just one” helps him find balance and overcome that desire for more.
We’re often so eager to upgrade our cars, homes and devices. What’s driving this desire and why does it feel so good when we make the plunge? Heather shares her thoughts on her own recent upgrade experience
Many high-profile people have had their emails hacked recently. Is your safe? It can be, with a little help. Google and many other providers have a key feature that dramatically improves the security of your account, but by default this feature is turned off. Learn how to turn it on.
Today is a very special day. It's a day to celebrate a tool that makes our lives easier and better. That makes us smarter and more efficient. That helps us achieve our financial goals.
Any achievement requires a series of small steps to ensure success. These steps are often tracked until the desired outcome is reached. Finances are no different. We decided learn more about how tracking finances affects the lives of those who choose to do it. The results are astounding.
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We often write about spending and whether it aligns with our values and priorities. In fact, the answer to that riddle defines our lives. We're excited to announce the release of our latest template that guides us through an exercise to tune our spending and values: Values-Driven Budgeting (inspired by Carl Richards).
Peter is back from four days in San Diego at FinCon16, the world’s largest financial content expo. In this week’s blog he shares two inspiring stories about how money is a powerful tool that can either uplift us or destroy us.
Heather's been using Tiller for a year now, and here's what she's learned about her spending and how it's changed her habits, and in some ways, her life.
Just because they’re hidden to the far right on your Transactions tab doesn’t mean they’re not useful. Learn about four lesser-known columns that are populated with some helpful data for your money management.
While a higher income might seem to be the key to achieving our financial goals, making more also makes it easier to spend more on unimportant things. Spending towards our goals, rather than what’s comfortable or convenient, is the key to reaching those goals.