No one really talks about or teaches you how to handle money growing up. What you end up learning seems to be more from passive observation of the people around you than anything else. And a lot of the time you’re left guessing as to the specifics. I’ve recently come to realize that I have
Sometimes you barely notice small changes in your spending patterns, while others are a daily effort – an addiction that needs to be kept under strict control! I have a Jekyll and Hide kind of relationship with shopping. With certain things, usually clothes, makeup and pretty décor, I am a raging shop-a-holic and every day
Mother’s Day is approaching fast, so if you don’t have a lot of dosh to throw around, or are just interested in some ideas that are not candles and flowers for once, take a gander at these beauties. There are no affiliate links, I am not trying to get you to buy anything, these are
Apart from bills, rent and groceries, here’s a run down of everything I spent money on for the month of April, and a short reflection on whether it was worth my while. Far from being an exercise in deprivation and scrutinization, I find this monthly reflection quite helpful while on my ‘journey towards intentional spending’.
What do you mean money costs money? Crazy! “Money is money”, I hear you say. Correct. But money can be complex. Its value can go up and down through inflation (and periods of deflation). It can grow and shrink when interest is applied – think saving accounts (+), and credit cards (-). And there are many