Do It Yourself (DIY) And Save Money simple money man

Do It Yourself (DIY) And Save Money

Reading Time: 4 minutesAfter a couple weeknights of watching Netflix, I get the itch. I start looking around the house and finding ways of improving things, projects, and enhancements. Once I have a general idea of what I want to do, I then try to figure out how…

Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement simple money man

Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you’re reading this, you probably have some basic financial knowledge. You are probably saving some money regularly. You probably think about your retirement periodically.   You’ve probably gone online and checked out a couple of tools to see if you’re on track. Am I…

4 R’s – Reconcile, Redeem, Reinvest, REPEAT! simple money man

4 R’s – Reconcile, Redeem, Reinvest, REPEAT!

Reading Time: 3 minutesHow will you project your financial future if you don’t learn from your past? We all make financial mistakes; the key is to learn from them so we don’t continue to make the same mistakes. One way is detection – and that comes thru reconciling….

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…

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…

Over-Budgeting Can Help You Save simple money man

Over-Budgeting Can Help You Save!

Reading Time: 3 minutesYou know the best part of estimating/budgeting/forecasting. It’s that you overdo it, practice over-budgeting or are too conservative and at the end, you end up saving more! I try to analyze my upcoming expenses and see how much I’ll be able to save or not…