If you drive a car you have to deal with repair bills. It’s a fact of life. At what point do you throw in the towel and stop fixing your old clunker? How do you know if you should fix or replace your car? (You might find it interesting to read this post on when […]
Spending Less Money Related Posts
How you spend your money is probably more important than how much you make or how you invest. That’s because you have more control over your spending than how much you or your investments earn.
The posts in this category are critical. They will help you get a handle on what you really spend on average each month and how to tame your spending.
Two days ago I took a trip down to the pet store to pick up some (prescription) dog food. While I was there I saw a flyer touting the benefits of veterinary pet insurance. It seemed convincing….but is it really worth the cost? Background According to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association*, pet owners […]
My 14 year-old, like most kids, loves to spend money. I like having control over that spending and I do this by providing her cash because I can limit the damage. But sooner or later she’s going to get a credit card like her older siblings. Here are the tools I used with the older […]
Several years ago I bought a used car for about $16K less than the going price. You can use the following five used car buying tips to replicate the huge savings that I snagged. 1. Know How Much You Want To Spend If you aren’t clear about what your budget is, you might get swept […]
Do you often find yourself in a fiscal squeeze at the end of the month? If so, there are 3 cash flow solutions that can solve this – “mucho pronto”. Let’s dive in. 1. Get Your Terms Right American inventor Charles Kettering said that a problem well stated is a problem half solved. So let’s […]
In a perfect world, couples will align their finances in complete harmony before getting married. It can be a huge problem if your partner is in the habit of spending too much. After all, finances are a major part of the marriage, and if you are not on the same page it could spell disaster. […]