Cash Archive

  • What can you do with $100?

    Tweet How much is $100? Just the other day, my friend told me that even if she cut $100 in her budget, she wouldn’t be able to cover the deficit in her budget (around $1500), because her husband isn’t working at the moment. I told […]

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  • “Poor” is not a standard definition

    Tweet If you have a million dollar income but you borrow money from someone who makes less than you do, you’re poor. I know it sounds offbeat and not quite right but think about it: Who borrows? Those who don’t have any money. And who […]

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  • If the lesson was expensive, don’t pay for it again

    Tweet Ever hear the one about that couple who got into consumer debt, consolidated it onto their mortgage, and then racked up their credit cards again? Me too. Here’s what I say: If the lesson was expensive, don’t pay for it again.

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  • 10 Money Lessons

    Tweet Be patient. Thousands of dollars doesn’t accumulate overnight, it takes persistence. Focus on how your money works for you. …not for anyone else. Don’t worry about fancy money terms or that you  don’t understand something. Just start with: I earn this amount of money […]

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  • Annoy yourself into saving.

    Tweet I did this tactic for a bit when I first started trying to cut back on my insanely out of control budget categories. I annoyed myself. Every time I put something I KNEW wasn’t a necessity in my grocery basket, I asked myself it […]

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