Posts tagged ‘spending’

The Psychology of Spending: How Money Makes Us Happy

Updated: October 4, 2018 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

Do you shop whenever you feel stressed or depressed? If so, then you’re among many individuals who believe in retail therapy. However, research has found that buying stuff to improve one’s mood or disposition is a weak solution to a symptomatic problem. It’s like putting band-aid to a stab wound instead of seeking medical help. […]

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Infographic: The Spending Habits of Filipinos

Published: October 18, 2013 | Personal Finance | 9 Comments

After years of “blind spending”, a friend has decided to finally track his expenses and create a monthly budget starting next month. I’m glad and excited for him because he did not wait for 2014 to work on his “New Year Resolution” to save more money. So, we were talking yesterday and he asked for […]

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Four Solid and Convincing Reasons Why You Should Track Your Expenses

Updated: October 17, 2018 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 7 Comments

Creating a personal budget is close to impossible if you don’t know how much you’re actually spending. When you don’t regularly track your expenses, it’s difficult to allocate your income. At best, you’ll just guesstimate your budget and hope your cash lasts until the next payday. Then when you simply do tracking in your head, […]

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