Make Saving Easy and Spending Hard

Make Saving Easy and Spending Hard simple money man

  This post is also featured on Gen Y Finance Guy.   A part of me has this weird conspiracy theory that we spend so much because we are subliminally trained to do so. This is evident with incentives like… Continue Reading

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us simple money man

    For many people, the savings rate recommended by financial planners is outrageous whether it’s 10% or 15% of their annual income. For others, it’s a piece of cake. Increasing your savings rate by a significant percentage and on… Continue Reading

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

More and more I’m starting to believe the more we have, the more we spend on maintenance, repairs, replacements and excuses to buy even more things.  For example, several months ago I sold and extra car I had. When asked… Continue Reading

What’s Your Money System?

What's Your Money System simple money man

We live in a time where so many of our financial tasks have become easier and quicker with computers. We can pay our bills online, we can deposit our checks online, we can save our money online, we can invest… Continue Reading

How Much Cash Should I Carry?

How Much Cash Should I Carry simple money

This is a very common question that people come back to and reevaluate time and time again. And really I would say that less cash = less risk. We live in an age where we can pay for almost anything… Continue Reading

7 Popular Myths That Can Put Your Retirement Life Into Danger

7 Popular Myths That Can Put Your Retirement Life Into Danger simple money man

  Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger who has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions… Continue Reading