Improve Your Money Habits, Control Spending: Roundup

by Lorie L. on February 21, 2011

One of the biggest issues that people today face is that of being financially disorganized and inefficient. Many regular working-class citizens experience trouble handling their finances, and this is what pushes some folks to the financial edge. For those in dire financial straits — not only do they suffer from debt-servicing fatigue, but the financial crises they face also cause conflict in their relationships as well as anxiety and despair. That is why as soon as you realize that it’s high time to straighten up financially, you’ll need to face your challenges head on. Be serious about getting out of debt, persist and stay the course when challenges come, and keep going until you emerge victorious. And when you do, keep practicing the things you’ve learned so as not to become derailed from your financial plan.

Improve Your Money Habits, Control Spending

Here are five articles that will help you achieve that end:

5 Bad Money Habits You Should Try To Break is a bird’s-eye view of some issues that should be improved upon (when it comes to our money). These may be areas which you’ve already seen that you need to improve, or these may be areas that you may not even be aware of. It’s a good reminder of how we should manage our finances.


4 Of The Worst Shopping Habits That Will Let You Go Broke shines a light on a shopaholic’s disastrous ways. Try to work on these habits, if you’re one of the guilty.

5 Signs That Your Credit Card Spending Is Out of Control helps you identify those behaviors that can negatively impact the average household budget. This article is focused on credit card spending.

What You Could Learn from Fergie’s Money Mistakes promises to be a good read: personal finance and celebrity buzz in one article! Being royalty or a celebrity won’t spare you from life’s trials. Bad money habits are often found in those who are used to the good life. But this article can teach us some lessons as it covers a royal’s financial woes. As the proverb says, whoever learns from experience is smart, but the guy who learns from others’ experiences is wiser.

New Ways To Manage Expenses and Credit is a creative take on how to deal with one’s budget whenever there’s too much month left at the end of the salary. Should you be the type who frequently gets stuck without cash long before payday, you may benefit from some novel ideas on how to handle your expenses. This article describes an interesting way to manage money, which is best applied if you live in a small town.

Life is more than money, but it is money that fuels the way we live. When one has great financial habits, you set yourself up for success. And even if you’re one of those who have started adult life on the wrong foot, as long as you’re still capable, it’s never too late to start correcting things. As long as there’s breath, there’s hope. So if you still have the time and energy to correct your financial habits, do so!

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