When Great Deals Are Not That Great simple money man

When Great Deals Are Not That Great

Reading Time: 4 minutes  You really don’t have to be a shopaholic to find great deals. You just need to be detail-oriented and practice customer awareness.   Customer awareness is the ability to truly recognize what is being sold and if it is being sold at a fair…

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements simple money man

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Just to be clear, I’m not saying you should avoid making home improvements. I’m saying the process should be deliberate and the result of the improvement should be a measurable improvement in your quality of life, which justify it as an investment.   If…

Spending Spurts And Saving Spurts simple money man

Spending Spurts And Saving Spurts

Reading Time: 4 minutes  We all go through financial ups and downs and it sometimes happens at certain times of the year. Our budget fluctuates with anticipated and unanticipated events triggering us to take a closer look and see what happened and where.   If you’re not yet…

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Is Gifting Money Really That Bad?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  It depends. We participate in a lot of gift-giving my family simply because it’s a huge family. Many times we have to find out ahead of time what the person likes and what he or she dislikes. Then you go out shopping at various…

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Money Personality: What’s The Downside Of Yours?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Today I’m honored to present a guest post from Michelle Laurey, a writer of various subjects including personal finance. Her bio is at the end. I hope you enjoy the post!     Many people struggle with managing money. You may have read a…

Make Saving Easy and Spending Hard simple money man

Make Saving Easy And Spending Hard

Reading Time: 6 minutes  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”,…

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