Category Archives: Managing Your Money

How to Break Bad Spending Habits (and Create Good Ones)

No one in this whole wide world of ours is immune from some sort of bad money habit. For me, it’s spending at the grocery store. I love to eat and I love food. I like wandering around, looking at all the options available – ready made, ingredients to make something comforting and delicious, or a new dish to try.

I have to summon an iron will every time I go grocery shopping so I don’t walk out with basically all the candy, peanut butter, and sushi the store has to offer.

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Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

I recently helped a friend move cities. She had gotten a new exciting and grown-up job as a director at a company in a city about 3 hours away. She had to pack up her entire life and move it in a short time.

As a friend, it was my job to be there with the tunes and the arms to help her get it done. After she had gathered her stuff from around the entire house and was trying to get it into boxes, it struck us both: she had so much stuff.

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4 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Money Management

I don’t know about you, but as someone who writes about money, I sometimes feel like I don’t know anything about it. There’s a lot going on with it – saving, investing, not to mention earning it! Words like hedge funds, mutual funds, and dividends get thrown around like it’s nothing.

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by it all. If you feel out of your element, get ready to take some control back. Turns out, with a little bit of information and by paying a lot of attention to it, managing your money can be pretty simple.

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