Think Percentages Not Dollars simple money man

Think Percentages Not Dollars

  When it comes to most areas of personal finances, thinking in terms of percentages instead of whole dollars is usually the right mindset.   When we save, we should have a percent, not a dollar in mind.   When we invest, we should have…

Save Over $5,000 Per Year Easily simple money man

Save Over $5,000 Per Year Easily

  We’ve all heard it: there are little things you can do to easily save money. I’m here to say that it’s true and it works. And if you do these easy little things on a consistent basis; thus establishing them as good habits, then…

Holiday Travel Tips simple money man

Holiday Travel Tips

    Whether you’re taking a plane, train or automobile to your destination, there are some tips that can go a long way to save some dough. At the same time, don’t let travel tips leave you feeling like you’ve deprived yourself of a joyous…

financial lane simple money man

We Should Stay In Our Financial Lane

  If you’re new to personal finance blogging or fairly new, you’ll quickly realize that many of your readers are well – other bloggers. You will also realize that you have a lot in common. You’ll also realize that there are some things you don’t…

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

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 about it, I said to…

How Much Cash Should I Carry simple money

How Much Cash Should I Carry?

This is a very common question that people come back to and reevaluate time and time again. And really I would say that less cash = less risk. We live in an age where we can pay for almost anything with a credit card, heck…

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