Most people don’t have enough of it. We always want more of it. It is usually one of the main reasons why people argue or have disagreements. It has been known throughout time as the “root of all evil.” So why do we love it so much? Need it so much? Realistically, because it pays the bills. I read a very interesting short article about money in Black Enterprise titled the 7 Deadly Sins of Money Management. The article takes you through seven major ways to self-check and reevaluate your financial spending in order to avoid your money “taking over” . At some point I am sure that we have all had some sort of money management mishap within our adult life and with the way things are with the economy today, it’s not surprising that people are trying to find more creative ways to stay afloat financially.
We need to make sure that we remain level-headed and realistic when making decisions concerning our hard earned money. Rough financial times sometimes requires adopting more unique and creative measures towards making sure that you don’t overspend your budget. Yes, I said it…..budget. I have one and I am not ashamed to say it. My current budget rule for now is if I can’t pay for it out of my personal bank account, then I don’t really need it. What are your financial tips and tricks for budget survival?