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”,…

financial regrets

How to Deal With Financial Regrets

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Financial regrets happen to the best of us. But what we learn from them and how we proceed to move forward are what determines whether or not we will continue to make the same mistakes. But heck sometimes we end up making the same…

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance simple money man

Are Colleges Teaching Personal Finance?

Reading Time: 4 minutesWell, they weren’t teaching Personal Finance when I was in college, which was…umm…let’s just say a couple of Presidential terms have passed since I graduated :-).   Who knows maybe I would have made my coffee at home instead of stopping at Starbucks 2-3 times…

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment simple money man

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment

Reading Time: 3 minutesDoes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutesI 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…

Spending on the Simple Joys simple money man

Spending on the Simple Joys

Reading Time: 3 minutesMy wife and I both work, so we simply don’t have much time in the weeknights to relax because we are preparing dinner, lunch for the following day, cleaning a little here and here etc. on the weekend, we’ll sometimes go out for breakfast. One…

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