Boycott “Holiday” Spending

Humbug

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Sorry about this guys. I’m not Mr. Groovy today. I’m Mr. Curmudgeon. I want you to boycott “Holiday” spending. Here’s why. Mindful spending is about spending wisely. If you’re behind on the retirement preparation front, have loads of credit card debt, and live paycheck to paycheck, you shouldn’t be buying … [Read more…]

Real Adults Plan For Death

Death

Anyone can reach chronological adulthood. You celebrate your 18th birthday and whoopee! But real adults know adulthood comes with responsibilities, such as protecting themselves and their loved ones from worst case scenarios (sh*t does happen, after all). And what is worse than death, aside from public speaking? Real adults, then, don’t shy away from their … [Read more…]

Five Things That Are More Hype Than Substance

Excess

When it comes to personal finance, most of us are our own worst enemies. We save too little and spend too much. Our priorities are royally screwed-up. A big reason why we spend ourselves into debt-slavery is because we want to have what the cool people say we should have. In other words, we’re very … [Read more…]

Checkout Charity Really Ticks Me Off!

CheckoutCharity

Have you been deluged at the cash register this season with pitches for charity? All this checkout charity ticks me off! What is it with all these retailers? We’re already blessing them by spending our hard-earned money on their goods. Do they honestly believe it’s appropriate to additionally hit us up for the charity of … [Read more…]