It's March, which means that the weather is turning warmer in many parts of the country, and it's time for some Spring Cleaning in preparation for summer. Like our homes, our finances tend to get bogged down with dirt and clutter, and it's a good idea to clean house at least once a year. What … Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Your Finances
One of my core goals is to lead a simpler, more focused life. This post explores some of my original ideas for simplifying money. Mention the word budget and you immediately lose half the audience. Some are "way too advanced" for it, some have tried and failed, and others are too scared to even look. … Continue reading How to Create a Minimalist Budget
How taking a digital sabbatical can help you deal with some of the aspects of financial management, like thinking of the long-term, or avoiding the desire to spend on impulse.
Cell phone bills, or any kind of subscription with options, is very much like being placed in water and slowly having the heat cranked up. Just 10 short years ago (it seems like forever), my cell phone bills were around $40. Somewhere along the line, "smart" phones, "web" phones, phone games, phone ringers, phone insurance, … Continue reading Like Frogs in Boiling Water
Financial clutter is a horrible disease, but it might be costing you more than you think. Here are 17 ways that clutter in your financial life can really bite you.
Simplicity and a straightforward account structure are both good things to aim for. Here are five benefits you will experience if you bother to go through the exercise.
Here are the top 5 reasons why I keep all of my savings in an investment account, not a savings account. It just makes sense!