In a recent post on his site, online marketing guru John Chow got into a discussion about money and frugality, and why he chooses not to live beyond his means unlike so many of the other folks out … [Read more...] about Blogging Bigwigs Enforce Idea That Financial Stability Comes From Living Below Your Means
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?
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?
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?
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?
As we all begin recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, and possibly a Black Friday shopping trip or two, I thought today I'd take a step back and reflect on what's truly important in life this … [Read more...] about Appreciate What You Have, And Enjoy It!
It's impossible to completely keep emotions out of finances. After all, money is related to a number of emotions, especially fear and excitement. While it might not be advisable to completely eschew … [Read more...] about Are Your Emotions Getting In The Way Of Your Financial Success?
Our country is currently going through some hard economic times, with record numbers of people being unemployed, or out of the work force. So when folks finally get back into the workforce, it can be … [Read more...] about Can Identifying With Your Future Self Get You To Save More For Retirement?
A topic that I see come up time after time on personal finance sites is related to married couples, and whether or not they should have joint accounts. During those discussions one thing that … [Read more...] about Financial Infidelity: Do You Lie Or Keep Secrets About Money?
When looking at what makes people successful, people often attribute wealth and success to things that really aren't the cause. For example, people often assume that the wealthy only got to where … [Read more...] about What Separates Millionaires From The Average Joe? Discipline, Frugality and Moderation.