Tag Archives: spending

10 Millionaires That Seem Crazy: What They Did

The word eccentric, is commonly associated with the word millionaire. And while it can’t be said that every millionaire is crazy, they have been known to do an abundance of crazy things. Here are 10 millionaires that seem crazy. Continue Reading

Happy Anniversary! How To Celebrate Without Breaking The Bank

When a person gets married it is honestly one of the most important days of their life. It is the day that they have decided to commit themselves to the person that they love most in the world. When a couple is first married things may seem wonderful, but as the years go by many people find that things are not as easy. There is a large percentage of people all around the world that do not stay faithful to their marriage commitment and they end up getting divorced without good reason. On the other hand there are a large amount of people who take their marriage very seriously and in spite of differences they stay with their committed partner for their entire lives, celebrating not just one anniversary but many. When a person is committed to their partner they will be with them forever and that means that they will have many happy years together.Continue Reading

Cultural Spending: Finance Etiquette Around the World

Although money appears to be a language spoken fluently by people from all over the world, the fact is that countries have a variety of customs, feelings and habits about finances. Being sensitive to finance etiquette can help you to interact graciously in your business and social relationships no matter where you go. Continue Reading

Shopping? Why You Should Consider Consignment/Secondary Stores

There is a growing trend that has taken off with women since the height of the country’s recession; consignment store shopping. It’s a trend that seems to keep expanding in the shopping world; the buying of goods at consignment and secondary stores. These stores are often referred to by any number of different names; the thrift store, consignment shop, resale store, secondary store and outlet shop. Regardless of which name they choose, the appeal is that they are buying pre-used, or pre-loved goods at a price substantially lower than new goods at retail or department stores. Continue Reading

Elder Advice: 5 Finance Lessons from Grandpa that Still Make Sense

Society’s relationship with money has evolved over the decades and resulted in trillions of dollars of debt globally. Although the national debt continues to grow, more people are learning to gain a new perspective on their money and acquire old fashioned habits that were practiced by their elders.Continue Reading

Couponing and Grouponing: All About Groupon

When it comes to saving money, it’s hard to beat the discounts you receive with coupons. Things have changed a lot since the days of watching your mom clip a few coupons for cereal. Of course, the coupons in the Sunday paper were all for the cereal you didn’t like. Coupon shoppers today are serious about saving money. And in the world of coupons, no company stands out like Groupon does.Continue Reading

Battle of the Brands: Name Brands VS Generic Brands

Every single day all over the world, people are purchasing and using a broad spectrum of products. Continue Reading

Common Personal Finance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Recently, the United States has seen a sharp rise in consumer spending, housing prices, and household debt, only to see it all collapse in 2008 with the Great Recession. In the wake of the financial and housing melt down many Americans are living in houses that are underwater with mounds of credits card debt. While few Americans were able to foresee the damage that was going to ensue from the financial collapse, there were widespread personal finance mistakes made by many Americans that could have been avoided.Continue Reading

This, Not That!: Cheaper Alternatives to Popular Products

In today’s economy, saving money is more important than ever. The cost of everything has gone up, and the family can sometimes struggle to make ends meet. There are lots of ways to help save money though. It just takes a willingness to spend a little time and be a bit creative.Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning: Getting Rid of Spending Habits

It’s that time of year again where flowers begin to bloom and the cold weather becomes warm. Spring is upon us once again which means everyone is getting ready for spring cleaning. Not only is it a time to get rid of old junk no longer needed in the household, but also when one should sit down and finally manage their spending habits. Getting rid of spending habits and managing finances can be quite daunting, so it would be a good idea to follow the advice below to make the process a lot easier.Continue Reading