Most people I’ve spoken to said that they shopped on “Black Friday” and on “Cyber-Monday” without a holiday spending budget. In retrospect, they admitted it would have been a good idea. It may have prevented them from spending more than they wanted and prevented them from buying tempting items that weren’t on their list. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for the ‘savings’ Category
Well, the holiday shopping season is here, and some of us, in the desire to please family and friends, will spend more than we can afford. Learning how to control the urge to splurge, could help your personal balance sheet in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »
I had such a positive reaction to last week’s blog that I decided to continue the conversation about what it takes to accumulate and use wealth wisely.
In the American culture, we have been programmed and doomed in a way to desire and have the stuff wealth can buy. With that cultural habit comes the task and obligation of trying to figure out what to do with it once we have it. Read the rest of this entry »
Can money really be the end- all and be-all of a life of grace and well-being? Can it really solve all of our issues, problems unfulfilled dreams? Whether we define ourselves as wealthy or on the quest to be wealthy, we all have our own personal money mythology. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you a planner; i.e. decide what you want and then develop a plan to achieve it? Or are you an evolver who falls into a life plan as it evolves?
It’s both my belief and experience that planners are more certain to realize what’s most important to them while evolvers are less likely to feel that they made the best use of their time and talents. Read the rest of this entry »