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

Why I Don’t Buy In Bulk

Why I Don’t Buy In Bulk simple money man

I consider myself a bit of a foodie. I don’t eat a lot, but I like to eat a variety of things and stay balanced. Don’t’ this confused with me being in shape, because trust me a do have a… Continue Reading

Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement

Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement simple money man

If you’re reading this, you probably have some basic financial knowledge. You are probably saving some money regularly. You probably think about your retirement periodically.   You’ve probably gone online and checked out a couple of tools to see if… Continue Reading

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment simple money man

Does spending give us satisfaction? Does the item or service we receive from spending give us satisfaction? Does too much or too little or it result correlate to the same level of satisfaction? I decided to do a little experiment… Continue Reading