If we strip personal finance to its core it seems to always revolve around the same principal: SPEND LESS THAN YOU EARN.
There are two basic ways to make this happen. 522 more words
I went shopping on my lunch break today to pick up a couple of odds and ends. I went to 2 stores and both times when I checked out, I felt a little angry and maybe even guilty about spending the money. 514 more words
I make a budget for myself each month. I have a pretty fixed income and I divide it up into categories like groceries, eating out, entertainment, health/beauty, shopping, etc. 1,452 more words
In 2009 and 2010 Mr BOTRA and I went away on a later life gap year. Gap years weren’t fashionable in the late 1970s when Mr BOTRA graduated and I went straight to work at 16-years old; taking a gap year wasn’t something that working-class young people did. 491 more words