How To Decrease Your Attachment To Your Stuff

How To Decrease Your Attachment To Your Stuff

The very things that made you giddy when you bought them can fill you with anxiety when they become clutter or high-maintenance burdens. There’s an exhilaration to decluttering your home, and in turn, your life. [More]

Learning To Save Money Is Like Learning To Lose Weight

Learning To Save Money Is Like Learning To Lose Weight

If you’ve never lost control of your budget or your weight, you can’t truly appreciate how great it feels to take command of either, enact a pragmatic strategy and see results. If you become skilled at managing one aspect, it can lead to success in another. [More]

How Savoring Translates To Savings

How Savoring Translates To Savings

New things seem like the most amazing things ever until you get tired of them and get the urge to replace them with newer stuff. The buy-boredom-replace cycle is natural and tough to avoid, but you can save money if you can figure out how to stretch it out longer. [More]

Before You Buy Anything, Answer These Questions

Before You Buy Anything, Answer These Questions

You’ll be surprised at what you’ll end up with when you’re zoned out and shopping on autopilot. The key to keeping meaningless, useless purchases off your ledger is to be more mindful when you’ve got money to burn. [More]

Think Like A Pauper Rather Than A Prince To Get A Fairy Tale Ending

Think Like A Pauper Rather Than A Prince To Get A Fairy Tale Ending

When you’re young, you probably don’t dream of scraping by on a tiny paycheck and subsisting on Ramen and a threadbare wardrobe. Newly minted adults, as well as older people who should know better, can fall into the trap of sinking into debt to buy the trappings they think they deserve rather than living within their means. [More]

Don't Mistake Luxuries For Necessities

Don't Mistake Luxuries For Necessities

Those of us who consider ourselves poor are probably overlooking key budget items that sap money away on a monthly basis, keeping us away from important goals that seem unreachable. [More]

How I Saved $1,000 In Less Than Three Months

How I Saved $1,000 In Less Than Three Months

Sacrificing small regular indulgences can add up to big savings no matter your income level. By eliminating costly habits, you can find more room in your budget to shift your resources toward more valuable ends. [More]

Why It's Better To Need Less Than Have More

Why It's Better To Need Less Than Have More

Pulling in a monster paycheck that’s so big you’re embarrassed to tell your friends is not necessarily a sign that you’re rich. Living expenses and other budgetary commitments can shrink a large income down to size, making some bogged-down “rich” people relatively less wealthy than middle-classers who make smart plays. [More]

What's Your Magic Shirt Number?

What's Your Magic Shirt Number?

Unless you’re blessed with a photographic memory, it’s tough to remember exactly which clothes you have, and thus too easy to over-buy when you’re out shopping. If you maintain such a program, you can end up with a closet full of stuff you didn’t even know you had, riddled with duplicates. [More]

Upgrade Your Outfits Without Downgrading Your Net Worth

Upgrade Your Outfits Without Downgrading Your Net Worth

With a little creativity, those ragged clothes that fill your closet don’t have to define the way you look. You can class up your wardrobe if you’re willing to put in enough work to shop for steals at the right places [More]