Five Minute Money Manager® Apr 13, 2023
Don't give cyber-thieves an opportunity to steal from you.
Don't Throw Money Away
There's a good chance that you have unused cash that you have forgotten about.
Food prices will continue to rise throughout 2023 (and perhaps beyond). Start planning for higher prices now.
Help eliminate hunger, and increase your happiness at the same time.
All Pies Are Not Created Equal
Budgeting Tip #4
Two Words That Can Destroy Your Finances!
Budgeting Tip #3.
Good Pie Always Disappears!
Budgeting Tip #2
Money Is Less Powerful Than You Think
There are many problems that money cannot solve.
Budgeting Tip #1
What excuses are you using for not starting a budget?
Peace Of Mind
Borrowing money does not make us richer. That is, debt does not increase our wealth.
"Free advice" is generally not helpful when dealing with our emotions.
It's All About Money
Every resource, except one, is money. Thus, Managing Your Money is really about managing all of your resources.
Reduce Gasoline Expenses
Here are some Tips and Strategies for "Saving At The Pump."
Save On Food Purchases
Inflation has resulted in much higher food prices. Here are a few money-saving strategies to help reduce your weekly food expense.
Moderation In Moderation
"Moderation In All Things" is not the best motto for living.
The Pizza Dilemma
How are you coping with Inflation?
Improve your personal finances and happiness by overcoming an addiction.
What do potatoes have to do with accomplishing your goals?
Sometimes we need a "Kick-In-The-Pants" event to help us stop procrastinating!
What will motivate you to accomplish your goals?
Is keeping up with the Joneses getting you down?
What can you do to have a little extra money to spend?
Change your "bad" goals into "good" goals.
Peanut Butter Vacations
How can you make vacations more affordable?
Death Around The Bend
What are your last wishes?
Some stress is essential to a happy life, but too much stress can be deadly.
When Ends Don't Meet
You've only got three viable options.
"Where Has All My Money Gone?"
Keeping a Spending Log can help you answer this question.
Stressed For Time?
Use "Badness Ratings" to set your priorities.
Who is really making your decisions: emotions or intellect?
There are five basic needs that we all share in common.
Your Spiritual Self
Being religious is not a prerequisite for being spiritual.
Needs or Not?
Make prioritizing your needs a priority.
Out Of Your Control
Start preparing for disasters now.
I Might Need That Someday!
Five suggestions to help you get started in your efforts to declutter
In A Slump?
Create a "Get-Out-Of-My-Slump" plan.
How's Your Memory?
Because most of us have difficulty recalling all of the details of our past spending, record-keeping is an important decision-making tool.
Don't Like Broccoli?
When it comes to money, what do you believe you should or shouldn't do?
Planning helps you get the "most bang for your buck!"
Will your goals lead to success?
I'll Be Happy When
Happiness is not a destination.
Obsessed With Money
More money isn't always the answer.
Routines Gone Bad
What do you do when routines become dull and boring?
Oops! Did I Forget That?
Forgetting a non-monthly expense may be frustrating, but doesn't have to "destroy" your Spending Plan.
The "Secret" to Financial Success
Why are we attracted to secrets?
What do you want to accomplish in your life?
Spend Spend Spend
Spending without a Spending Plan is like a team playing without a Game Plan!
The "B" Word
Five reasons why budgets often fail
Plan To Be Spontaneous
Provide a monthly allowance to each member of your household.
Let's Make A Deal
From Barter to Electronics--A very brief history of money