FAQ Articles For Advanced Functions
This site is based on accounts with monthly payments, but there is a way to workaround the problem. First, change the due date of the account to the end of the month. Record your payments as you normally would, but you'll have to override the payment amount. When you make payments, keep an eye on th...read more
Undebt.it does not yet support multiple, tiered interest rates. However, it's high on my list of things to do. One thing you can do in the meantime is figure out the weighted interest rate of the tiers and use that as your interest rate. Tiered interest rates are when you have an account with some ...read more
Interest is automatically accrued (added to the balance of your account once a month) - you do not need to manually add the interest charges. The day of your account's due date is used as the accrual date. For example, if you have an account that is due on 3/29, the interest will be accrued every mo...read more
Debt Snowflakes are handled on the Additional Payments page and are meant to assign an additional snowball amount on top of your existing snowball amount. All you need to do is enter in the billing month and amount you plan to pay extra. You can have more than one snowflake in a month if you like (t...read more
For Undebt.it to work correctly, you need to be able to at least pay the minimum amounts due on all of your accounts. Let's say you have a monthly budget of $1,000 and the total minimum payments due on your debt accounts is $900. Then you decide to add another debt account that has a $150 monthly pa...read more
You can record a payment transaction that is future dated. Go to the Debt Details page for the debt account create a manual transaction. Set both the transaction date and the billing month to the month you want the payment to be posted. When the future month arrives, the payment will show up on the ...read more
No, unfortunately this will probably never happen. It is just me running this site and connecting third party banking information takes a tremendous amount of time and resources. You can however, use Undebt.it+ to sync with your YNAB account....read more
Almost all issues related to custom debt payoff order have to do with the deferred interest option on the debt details page. A debt account that is truly a deferred interest account needs to be paid first regardless of plan, so these debts are automatically put to the top of the list. If you are no...read more
Sure. What you would need to do is go to the Additional Payments (debt snowflake) page and create a snowflake with the negative amount for the month you need to skip. For example, if your current snowball amount is $250 but you know you won't be able to pay anything extra next month; create a snowfl...read more
Creating a snowflake doesn't affect the balance immediately. It will adjust your monthly budget so your scheduled payment will be bigger. When you record the actual payment is when the balance and progress will change.
You cannot choose a particular debt account to allocate the debt snowflake additional payment. The snowflake gets allocated to the first debt in line to be paid off based off of your selected payoff method.
No, this site is meant to track only one set of accounts. You can, however, create another account under a different e-mail address and track additional sets that way.
To save your debt snowball payoff plan to Excel, go to the Debt Snowball Table page and click on the Save to Excel button. This file can also be opened in Google Sheets and other spreadsheet friendly programs.
The scheduled amount shown is just the recommended amount to stay on schedule. Of course you want to be paying at least the minimum, but there are times when you need to pay below the amount. If you need to make a lower payment, just record the payment like normal. If the amount is above the minimu...read more
You can assign promotional interest rates to accounts on the Debt Details page in the Promotional Interest Rate section. Set the promo rate and the expiration month. The Use Promo Rate? check box turns the rate off and on, however, you don't need to turn the promo rate off when it expires. The Promo...read more