Finances And Weather simple money man

Finances And Weather

  Back in late February, we had a few days of awesome weather in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. I mean it was close to 80 degrees and yes this was in February.   Ofcourse it’s rare for such awesome weather during winter and…

Make Saving Easy and Spending Hard simple money man

Make Saving Easy And Spending Hard

  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 rebates, points, rewards, free “trials”,…

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us simple money man

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us

    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 a consistent basis really does…

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment simple money man

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment

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 using lunch as the subject…

Steps in Buying a Big Screen TV simple money man

Steps in Buying a Big Screen TV

I suppose this is kind of timely since the Super Bowl has come….and gone AND what a crazy game by the way! The steps in buying a big screen TV as mentioned in the title of this post is more of a chronicle of my personal…

Ways to Avoid Spending simple money man

Ways to Avoid Spending

Three Ways to Avoid Spending: During my lunchbreak at work, I usually only do a couple of things: one – I go to the gym and workout, two – on my off days from the gym (maybe 1 or 2 days each week, I’ll go…