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BudgetZero is an innovative, envelope-budgeting software that is open-source and freely available for anyone seeking to manage their finances more effectively. It operates across both web and desktop platforms, offering the flexibility to access your budget from anywhere at any time.

GitHub - budgetzero/budgetzero: Open-source, self-hosted, zero-based budgeting.
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The software features an intuitive, user-friendly interface that simplifies the process of budgeting. With BudgetZero, users can allocate their income to specific 'envelopes' or categories, therefore promoting prudent spending habits. This method allows you to visualize where your money is going and ensures that each dollar has a particular purpose.

BudgetZero's key features include its robust framework and extensive customizability due to it being open-source. As a self-hosted solution, it provides the added advantage of heightened privacy and security for your financial data. Moreover, its compatibility with both web and desktop platforms means you can manage your finances whenever you like, from wherever you are.

With 577 GitHub stars and the latest commit on 2022-08-12 the project looks stale.