What are your priorities? Mine are different than yours, and yours is different from the next person. And that's how it should be. But I think that being a conscious spender is important. If you part with you money, at least know why you're doing it (and how much you're spending!).
Many of us spend more time watching TV shows we don't even like than we would need to fix our finances. Just follow these seven easy tips and not only will you be on the road to financial stability, you'll also realize how easy it is to stay on course.
Money is a year-round problem -- not just a holiday concern. And the simple domino effect is that money problems cause stress. And we have solid research showing that employees falter with more stress, and work better with less.
Promising temp-to-perm positions petered out for my husband. Asking for raises lost me clients as a freelance writer. Unemployment ran out. And now, with two kids in preschool, our "trimming down" is more like a Brazilian bikini wax.