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A Customized Budget Is A Good Thing

  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy learning about budgeting techniques and tools that are out there and available. But rather than using them, I instead get ideas from them.  I already have a custom budget excel spreadsheet that I use and it has served…

Why I Prefer In Store VS Online Shopping simple money man

Why I Prefer In Store VS. Online Shopping

    With the advancement of online shopping, there is no doubt many conveniences. For people that are super-busy not just with work, but after-work and weekend activities like helping kids with homework, recreational sports, side jobs, house chores, social commitments, etc., this is especially…

Better Later Than Too Late simple money man

Better Later Than Too Late

  This post is also featured on The Mastermind Within!   Do you sometimes think to yourselves I should have started saving for retirement earlier? Do you think you started too late? Or do you think you should have put more money into your retirement…

Make Personal Finance Great simple money man

Make Personal Finance Great

  Do you feel like managing your finances can be a chore sometimes? I mean many of us are performing this task on a regular basis to keep out of financial debt, pay bills on time, seek out good investment returns and maintain our overall…

Slow and Steady to Financial Freedom

    Most of you all have probably heard of the classic fable of The Tortoise and the Hare. I learned about it in elementary school. Needless to say, it’s a fable that can be applied to us adults as well.  And especially in the area…

Be Your Own Auditor Simple money man

Be Your Own Auditor

It’s true that computers, fingerprint login on apps, and extra security services provided by banks and financial institutions have made auditing and tracking our financial transactions easier.  But this shouldn’t make us lazy and think that everything is safe and secure. If anything it should…