I recently discovered that budgeting might not be as boring as I thought. Better yet, budgeting might help me achieve my goals in life.
Current workflow :
- Downloading my accounts statements in CSV from by bank (BNP Paribas Fortis) (manual – i tried to automate this step with iMacros for Firefox, but failed)
- Parsing the CSV and converting it to a valid OFX file via https://csvconverter.biz/ (semi-manual, but at least i’ve got the file just right)
- Import each file to YNAB through drag’n’drop (manual, but easy)
I started using YNAB only a week ago, I’ll probably have a lot more to say about it in the next few months.