Ideally from the moment you start earning money, you should follow key money management principles.
But for most of us, it doesn't quite work out like this. You have good intentions to save and budget, but you end up living month to month waiting for your wages to hit your bank account.
So what sort of money management should you be following?
Read on to find out…
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The festive season is just around the corner. This means long and expensive shopping lists for food, drinks and gifts.
But before you start buying, you need to give your finances the once over. You need to ensure that you manage your money for December and into the New Year.
Let's take a closer look…
Festive money management tip #1: Your December pay
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Saving doesn't come easy for most of us. When you're not making enough to live comfortably, you probably think that you can't afford to save. People who earn less have more trouble saving than others, although they could be saving each month, even if it's only a small amount.
How can you teach yourself to save more money each month? Here are five ways to get started.
1. Change your attitude t... ››› more
In your thirties, you get to experience life at its fullest. This is one of the best decades of your life, as it is now that you are likely to start a family, advance in your career, and find your purpose in life.
How you manage your money in your 30s will greatly impact your entire financial future. That's why you need to treat financial planning in your thirties with the utmost seriousness.
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Are you trying to regain control of your finances but to no avail? It might have something to do with the debt you have gotten yourself into. If you're buried in debt, it can seem practically impossible to put your finances in order.
The first thing you need to do if you want to have any chance of getting rid of debt for good is to change your attitude towards saving.
Here are five ways to c... ››› more
We have an ongoing and oftentimes troublesome relationship with money. We can't live without it, we never seem to have enough, and when we do have it, we can't manage to save it.
How is your relationship with money? It may be toxic if it shows the following signs…
1. You’re obsessed with it
Obsessions are never healthy. If you’re obsessed with money, you feel that you never have e... ››› more
Are you struggling to save more money each month, but never seem to get it right? In a world that is obsessed with consumption, where we are constantly encouraged to spend more, it can be quite difficult to save.
You need quite a lot of self-discipline and motivation to get into the habit of saving. After all, everywhere you look, you are told that you should buy more things. Many people consid... ››› more
Most people have trouble managing their finances. They don't know where to begin, how to save, in which areas to reduce expenses. Establishing a budget and sticking to it doesn't mean that all your money problems are over. There are many other aspects to consider when it comes to properly managing your finances.
Managing your finances takes effort and discipline. Here are five tips to get you st... ››› more
If you're like most people, you lack advanced financial planning skills. You've learned the basics of money management on your own. Or perhaps you've never even given money management much thought until now.
Whatever your age, you must understand that your current financial situation depends on the choices you have made in the past, just like your future situation depends on the choices you are... ››› more
Saving money isn't easy. Most of us dread the idea of saving money; we would much rather spend it. If we're not careful enough, though, we could end up moneyless in case of an emergency or every time an unexpected expense comes up.
All of us make mistakes when it comes to managing our finances and most of us don't save nearly enough as we should.
Here are five possible reasons why you’re no... ››› more
When you get your first job, you may be tempted to spend your first salary within the first two days. Without proper financial planning knowledge and if you're not careful, you can go on living from paycheck to paycheck for the rest of your life.
If you want to gain financial freedom and never deal with money-related stress, learn the basics of money management right now.
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Learning how to properly manage your finances early on can bring significant benefits in the long run. The sooner you start saving for future, the better off you will be and the more comfortable you will feel.
It's not enough to make money, you also need to know how to properly manage it.
If you want to stay on top of your finances, here are five tips that will save you a lot of money probl... ››› more
Getting into debt may not be on your to-do list, yet it happens to everyone sooner or later.
Proper financial planning helps you avoid getting into debt in the first place, yet few people know the principles of money management.
The good news is that financial planning can be learned and avoiding debt can become a habit.
Here are some practical tips to help you avoid bad debt.
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