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Why Minimalism?

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


Could Your Relationship to Money Be Holding You Back?

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

weekly budget check

Is Sears closing?

I am asking because there were excellent deals this past weekend and I could not help but shopped there.

I am not sorry :) 298 more words


eight simple ways to save & manage money in college

  1. Write down every single thing you spend money on.

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


5 Ways to Negotiate Your Budget

Far too often we receive a bill in the mail and stress over how to pay it! We assume that the company sending the bill has complete control over the terms of payment. 557 more words

Personal Finance

Tax Tips From The IRS: Should You Itemize Or Use Standard Deduction

BOSTON (CBS) – Most people claim the standard deduction when they file their federal tax return because it’s easier and requires less effort, but you may be able to lower your tax bill if you itemize. 476 more words

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If we hadn't blown a load of £s on a gap year would we be retired by now?

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