Why does your money story even matter? If you are trying to change the way you behave with money, why bother looking into your past? Because to deal with money well, you need to know what goes in the background of your mind. Often an echo of a memory can pop up – sometimes at the oddest times – with an unhelpful effect on your money habits.
When you are trying to make good decisions about money – it is so tempting to just focus on the numbers and ignore everything else – right? Wrong. If that were the case, we could let our calculators make the decisions for us.
Ahhhh, the second week in January. How we love to hate thee. The Christmas decorations have been taken down, the hangovers have cleared (except for that one still on the credit card), and we are getting back to the work and university grind. Those shiny new years resolutions are in the recycling bin, ready to…
Marketers are desperate to part you from your money this Christmas – and after the 2020 effect on sales, they are going to do whatever they can to get your cash. But once you know what to look out for, and what to consider – you will be far less likely to be sucked in.
Ever berated yourself for buying much much more than you wanted to? Expensive upgrades – pricey add-ons? You are not alone – and the first time this was documented was over 200 years ago. Read on to learn more.