I also don't care for the fact they think credit card overspending isn't as "important" as cash-based spending. ynaber2613 So, this is a result of using a credit card like a debit card? Here, your available funds are healthy, but your credit card is orange because no money has been allocated. I suppose it makes the point that there are worse things than simply not fixing stuff I'd like to see fixed; and perhaps the Toolkit will let me turn off the icons, eventually. I'm less sure about the monthly goals but that might be because I fund them fully at the beginning of the month, so that's too many check marks in True Expenses to be meaningful. All of a sudden, I have a visually cluttered collection of icons on all my orange categories. Thanks again! See my full disclosure here. I'm not returning it, but I'm not wishing it on my future self either. As far as the credit card ICONS go I do not see those since my credit cards are set up as checking accounts but after looking at them as posted by @Kristine C below I agree those need improvement. As you enter and spend money, categories will change colour: green means there’s money available, orange means a category is underfunded, and red means you’ve overspent. Who cares. Thanks for the suggestion! When I tried using YNAB back during the original soft launch period and open beta, I got desensitized so quickly (in about two days) that first I stopped looking at the orange at all (in which case what's the point?) Orange - Just have a peek in here please to keep aware of what's coming up. It's not like the entire header needs to be rewritten. You'll see the category that you … So by assigning different meanings to one colour, it's harder to infer valuable meaning with a quick glance - just means you have to be aware that Orange means multiple things, and you need to be super aware of what they could mean. nYNAB is by far the best tool I've ever used. As you can see I have two categories with a red available balance. I hightailed it right over there and turned off this annoying new feature. Orange Projector said: I budget x amount of dollars equal to the income each month and yet it shows that I am increasing my over budget each month. It may not be that big of a deal but it is nice to be able to quickly scan the categories and see which ones have goals and which ones do not. YNAB does this by subtracting any cash overspending from your To be Budgeted in the following month. Rule One of the YNAB Method is Give Every Dollar a Job. (just because work does not allow me to access dropbox) If you have instead only installed the biolabas Orange python library, 'Orange3', you will only be able to access the functions via a python programming shell by calling: import Orange3. But 2.5 years complex? Hardware specification : CPU . Moving all the transactions threw stuff off and I don't feel like trying to figure it out! Don't mix your data of spendings and incomes and insert them separately. I didn’t have a great sense of how much extra money I’d be able to put toward debt. Not sure if that is something you would want to do but for me I like it much better as it has simplified using YNAB. Since I'm not underwater, between my house and mortgage I have a positive net worth. In the future, you can always submit feature requests from the Support Forum homepage. It is a subscription-based website and phone app that gives you the freedom to prioritize your money the way you want. While still using YNAB 4, you just had to drool over it (mmmm Fancy Berry Pie!) Then in the budget side it makes the category amount orange until I’ve hit the amount for that month. http://bit.ly/AOGaming Don't be an apple! :). I checked the release notes when I saw the icons, and they weren't mentioned. Will this work with paying the statement balance in full each month? I’ve used YNAB since it came out in a beta version. Investors. All it means is your goal is underfunded, and that in and of itself doesn't mean much. Red is really bad, resolve it now or the other numbers can't be trusted. You Need a Budget is now a web-based subscription budgeting and accounting tool. Check out our video course all about getting started with YNAB! Is there a protocol for selecting users for a beta such as this? To get started, click on a green number in the available column that you want to move money out of. blondeambition I know you aren't being rude, and nor do I intend to come across as rude either. It helps to be able to pinpoint exactly what helps and what doesn't! Watch more Annoying Orange http://bit.ly/1JkgprN AO GAMING CHANNEL! - our Break the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle workshop, - the Budgeting When Money’s Tight workshop, - this podcast episode, Boosting Income by Thinking Small, - One Simple Way to Incrementally Increase Your Income on the blog. . With YNAB, if you have your phone (and we know you do), then you have your budget. Once you have an understanding of how … The checkmark might be motivating if you are not classically buffered. Kristine C. Oh no, I am sorry to hear that. What is YNAB? One more thing, I agree with you, the ICONS for the credit card spending above are not very distinguishable. With orange warning bubbles, the Toolkit changes this “warning” color to blue in the Available column and adds a spot of blue in the center of the orange bubble in the righthand inspector detail window (bottom right). If you are a paid in full (PIF) credit card user then you may find it easier to convert your credit card accounts into checking accounts. I am a subscriber and I love it. If you have a lot of transactions it may take a while to move them over. PS, you can always reverse the above process if you want to go back to using them as credit card accounts. For example, set a goal to budget $400 each month towards a new car, so that down the road (pun intended), you have funds ready for it when you need them. YNAB uses the color orange to convey several different messages including credit card overspending, a category insufficiently funded for a scheduled transaction, and a goal not yet met. Not sure if that is something you would want to do but for me I like it much better as it has simplified using YNAB. I'm guessing that it will react in the same way! If you like it then you can delete the credit card account and then rename the new account back to your original name. How it looks in YNAB once your goal is set up. Compete command-line interface for YNAB. I experimented with a couple of my credit card accounts that are setup as checking accounts and converted them back to credit card account types. Kristine C. Yes, you will just have a red negative balance on the account view but that is no big deal as along as you pay it off every month or less. I would also love some sort of dedicated "template" functionality. YNAB is strictly budgeting software. My only sorrow is that it has taken a 3rd party to do it, and not YNAB. YNAB charges a monthly subscription fee of $6.99 (or about £5.20), so less than your Netflix or Amazon Prime subscription. About YNAB Founder Jesse Mecham. So, there is not a Windows desktop or start-menu icon; instead launch Orange from Anaconda Navigator. Can I turn them off? Zero-based budgeting is when you allocate all of your available dollars to different budget categories (envelopes) until there are no dollars left. You Want To Track Investment Performance. YNAB relies on these rules for everything they do. The more obvious issue is that they look like visual clutter to me. I made sure to pass along each of your individual comments to our Design team for review. The green check mark does not seem obtrusive to me especially after getting rid of the $ sign on the budget view as @HappyDance did. The overuse of orange is one of the reasons I'm still using YNAB4, although it's lower on the list than some of my other reasons. Regarding YNAB 4: I have a MacBook Pro and iPhone. Fun movie, and alarm fatigue plays a role in the successful mission. while not as native as YNAB 4, it’s the same concept. Since my CC are setup as checking then all orange ICONS are either the calendar or pie chart. Still pretty new to YNAB, and after the first paycheck, I still had a lot of True Expenses in orange. Your budget goes where you go—on all your devices, all the time. That's easier said than done. I find the new symbols highly distracting right now, but it might be simply because it's new. Resistant Punch Roller It was first submitted in 2015, but yes, we should all be reminding the devs that this is still a thing that matters. Now I don't usually  like extensions but I thought "what the hell?" These changes increase the contrast in general, … ... And if I could add to this, the tick/check icon when a goal is fully funded is necessary and creates a sense of clutter. I use the goals to provide me with a template budget that facilitates quick budgeting, and it bugs me SO MUCH when I skim from those categories after the actual bills come in lower, and the dumb colour turns orange. My income comes in on a weekly basis for three weeks out of four (next week will be week 4) so there will never be a month where I can put the entire months amount in and I speak with 6 years YNAB experience. Line 2: Scheduled Transactions exceed budgeted amount for the month. I know I can't get future committed transactions because other people hurt themselves with those, but running balances and check numbers ought not to be very controversial and ought not to be much work to implement. We're keeping an eye on the reception of the feature to see how best to treat it going forward. So 2 years ago the solution was supposedly right around the corner. All of these new features make YNAB easier to recommend than ever before. 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