Archive for the ‘Money Management’ Category

More about shopping!

in Blog, Money Management, Uncategorized | by admin | on July 7th, 2012 |
Here's a great article from Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic, on what induces us to spend money, and how it makes us feel:  The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math.  It'll make you look at things differently the next time you're shopping!  And it's a good follow-on to my article about saving time and money!
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Saving Time AND Money?

in Articles, Money Management, Organizing Tips, Time Management, Uncategorized | by admin | on June 5th, 2012 | 1 Comment
Several years ago, when I was a young mother, I discovered that I actually spent LESS money if I DIDN’T read the sales flyers.  I used to read them diligently before I went grocery shopping, and carefully plan my trip so as to take advantage of the best prices at the various stores near me. What was happening, though, in spite of my best intentions, was that I was buying items I wouldn’t normally buy, simply because they were on sale.  Once I stopped reading the flyers, I would go to just one store and buy only what was on my list (for the most part).  Sure, I occasionally paid a dollar
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