Welcome to the blog of Actual, a local-first personal finance tool.

We write about new features of Actual, personal finance tips, and more. If you want to learn more, visit the website.

James Long is the founder of Actual. He's been working on Actual for several years, and writes these blog posts.

A case study of complex table design

This is a look at how I approach product design and all the considerations you need to think about. I explain some improvements in the recent version of Actual's budget table.

May 7th, 2020 · 1 min read

Android, no more free plans, and more: releasing 0.0.114

This is a big update that focuses on improving syncing reliability and performance, preps for bank syncing, and more clearly defines the future of Actual.

February 13th, 2020 · 3 min read
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