Tagged: spending

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How Much Do You Spend on Junk Food?

Spending Money on “Junk Food” not Only Isn’t Good For You, But it’s also Tough on Your Budget. So how did you spend your money today? My oldest son started listing off the items he had purchased. 3 sodas 1 bottle of water brownies 2 bags of M&Ms 1 donut 1 bag of chips “So . . . what did...

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Money Mistakes We’ve All Made.

Some Mistakes are in the Past . . . And Some Are Yet to Come We’ve all made money mistakes. Some of us have made more than others. Hopefully you’ve learned from the mistakes that you’ve made. I certainly have learned from mine. You can read more about them here. In most cases, experience is the best teacher. In other...

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How Are You Spending Your Time?

A Day is the Same Length of Time for Everyone. What are You Doing with Yours? “Time waits for no man”. Unknown “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”  JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring “Time is money.” Benjamin Franklin All the above quotes convey the same message about time,...

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Do You Want Budget Chaos? Spend Miscellaneous-ly!

I’m Still Struggling with My Budget, Specifically the Miscellaneous Category. How many of you have a miscellaneous category in your budget? We do, and it seemed to always cause us trouble. We always put money in our budget for miscellaneous items, but that category always seemed to go over. Every. Single. Month. So what can we do? How do we...

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How Much Is Your Insignificant Money Habit Costing You?

I don’t think my “latte factor” habit amounts to much. Can it really make a dent in my budget? We’ll get to those weekly spending habits and the latte factor. Don’t worry. But first, what’s your annual spending rate? Do you know it? I would venture to say that most of you know right off the top of your head...