Why'd You Buy That?

Drew and Dan co-founders of Weekly, a budgeting app, talk about fun topics in personal finance while also delving into the art and science of budgeting. You can find Weekly at Weekly budgeting.

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November 19, 2019 NaN
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$8 Per Pound Turkeys, Americans Least Favorite Thanksgiving Foods, Hosting T-giving on a Budget

In this episode we discover Dan isn't too familiar with the cost of a turkey.  Also, Instacart put out a survey that asked what Thanksgiving foods are people eating just because its Thanksgiving and don't really enjoy them all that much - we discuss.  Finally, we share 3 cost savings ideas for hosting T-giving. Instacart survey - https://news.instacart.com/turkey-day-expos%C3%A9-how-americans-really-feel-about-the-big-dinner-c7dbdf1146f7 Dan's Grandma Nye on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogSerovpULs&t=42s Weekly Budgeting - Download our budget app. Weekly is app that helps you stick to budget my making it easy to understand what you have to spend.     ...

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November 08, 2019 NaN
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Best Side Hustles, Dan Hates Printers and Weekly is Live in the App Store

Drew gives Dan a quiz on how much money can be saved by eliminating phantom power and then Dan lets us all know his true feeling about printers.  Bob Haegele from the Frugal Fellow drops into give a breakdown on the best and worst side hustles to make money in your spare time.  Then Dan and Drew talk about all the exciting things happening with Weekly including launching out of BETA and winning a $10K micro grant from NC Idea. ...

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August 16, 2019 NaN
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Back to School Savings Tips w/ Tori Levo and "Why'd you buy that?"

Weekly Co-founder's Drew Adams Dan Seethaler are joined by Tori Levo and they talk about tips on managing back-to-school spending.  Dan and Drew pull out their spending trackers and explain the reasoning about one transaction in a segment they called "Why'd you buy that?" Finally, Dan and Drew cover recent app updates: App Notifications and viewing Bank Transactions!  http://weeklybudgeting.com For more information on Tori Levo blogging visit- https://www.facebook.com/etoria.hill/videos/10156286766764032/   ...

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July 31, 2019 NaN
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Vacation Spending + the Interpersonal Dynamics of Budgeting with a Significant Other

In Episode 4, we talk about vacation spending.  When has spending money on vacation brought more joy and when has spending money on vacation actually made the experience worse! We talk about the interpersonal dynamics of budgeting with a spouse or partner.   We also give an app updates, some information on feature requests and some user reviews. Find out why "In the Air Tonight" reminds Dan of summer vacation. Thanks for listening! ...

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July 10, 2019 NaN
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How much to fix a spigot? Plus Weekly hits 100 users!

Drew relays a story of trying to get the spigot on his house fixed.  Dan and Drew talk about the price of kids' bikes.   Dan discusses the upgrades to the app.  Dan and Drew celebrate the 100th user! Download the app at http://weeklybudgeting.com Join New Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/386489425308570/ ...

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July 02, 2019 NaN
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$2 Million car gets in a fender bender, the Frugal Fellow and thoughts on Father's Day

Dan and Drew discuss lessons they learned about money from their fathers, what happens when you have a $2 Million dollar car that gets dinged up and have a visit with Bob Haegele the creator of the blog, the Frugal Fellow - https://www.thefrugalfellow.com/. Finally, Dan and Drew give an update on the app and how the development is going and the development initiatives and user stats.   ...

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