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One thing that I've noticed over the past few years is that it seems like there is an increase in the amount of people who refuse to take responsibility for their actions. Instead they blame others w … [Read more...] about Don’t Fall Prey To A Victim Mentality. Be Responsible For Your Actions And Live Free
When you are faced with a financial disaster, or when the economy worries you with its performance, it's important to keep your sanity. Some of the worst decisions that we make are based on fear. You … [Read more...] about Keep Your Sanity, Even During Tough Financial Situations
There are certain topics that make us uncomfortable. Weight and money are two of those subjects. So, when it comes down to it, would you rather tell people your real weight? Or discuss your … [Read more...] about Would You Rather Talk About Your Wallet Or Your Weight?
It's tempting to blame our financial problems on something, or someone, else. After all, if it's not your fault that you are in your current situation, you don't have to do anything to … [Read more...] about Are You Taking Responsibility for Your Finances?
One of the things to consider with a new year is your relationship with money. We all have a relationship with money, and it's a good idea to pinpoint how you feel about money, and how you interact … [Read more...] about What’s Your Relationship With Money?
Introspection is not something many of us apply when spending money. Unfortunately, too many of us just buy mindlessly, without really think about why we buy the things that we do. A little … [Read more...] about What Things Motivate Your Spending?
Thanks to the Internet, and social media profiles, and the fact that an announcement in your local newspaper has probably been digitized and is searchable, chances are that there is a wealth of … [Read more...] about How Scammers Use Personal Information To Fool You
When you make a decision, it's important to think clearly. This is especially true when it comes to making money decisions. However, there are a number of ways in which your ability to make sound … [Read more...] about Are You Making Money Decisions While Impaired?
Many of us have money dreams. Often, these dreams focus on some point in the future, when you have more money. We think about the things that we'll do when we have more money: Go on vacation, set up a … [Read more...] about What Are You Doing To Make Your Money Dreams A Reality?
One of the more common financial moves is to save up as much money as possible, hoping to have a huge nest egg later so that it's possible to retire from work, and maybe even travel the world. Others … [Read more...] about Would You Rather Live A Little More Now? Or Have A Pile Of Cash Later?
One of the ways that you might be wasting your money could be due to the effects of anchoring. Anchoring is one way that retailers and others try to get you to spend more than you might normally … [Read more...] about Are You Falling Victim To Price Anchoring?