Category: Spending

Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means

Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means

In our ever-so debt-driven society, it’s a little bit too¬†easy to make a purchase. Pull out that plastic, swipe the machine, and we’re on our merry way. The days where “cash is king” are a thing of the past, which makes reckless purchasing even easier. Along with that, social pressures are so prevalent, thanks to …

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How Much Should My Honeymoon Cost?

How Much Should My Honeymoon Cost?

A survey by The Knot released its annual report listing the average wedding cost to be $35,329 for 2016. That statistic is up $3,000 from the previous year and will surely climb even higher this year. With wedding costs at an all-time high, it’s easy to get carried away with the budget that you entirely …

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10 Reasons Why You’re Still Broke

10 Reasons Why You’re Still Broke

In general, I consider myself a relatively frugal person. I save on the things that aren’t important to me, so that I can splurge and spend on those that do. I don’t drive a new vehicle (quite the contrary, actually), I’m fine with generic brands at the grocery store, and I couldn’t care less what …

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How Men and Women Differ When Spending Money

How Men and Women Differ When Spending Money

Generally speaking, men and women choose to spend their money differently. Even now, as you read this, you’re probably already thinking of some. This became all-too-apparent to me as a newly-wed, when I mistakenly tried to place a limit on my wife’s clothing budget (if you could even call it a “budget”). She came home …

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