Tag Archives: financial mistakes

Why Teens Fail at Finances

A lot of people are guilty of making financial mistakes, but teenagers are often guilty of making mistakes with money because they don’t know any better. While many adults are guilty of making similar financial mistakes, most adults quickly learn … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Credit Cards, Personal Finance, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Common Financial Blunders

There are plenty of steps that you can take to help you become financially successful, but all your hard work will end up being for nothing if you’re undermining the financial success you’re seeking to attain. The financial steps to … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

What to Do When a Big Expense Doesn’t Work Out

I went to graduate school with another woman who, let’s just say, didn’t end up with the same happy experience that I did. Very early on in the program, it became clear that the program wasn’t a good fit for … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Slow Down, Save Money

There are far too many people who are racing around today at breakneck speed. We drive too fast because we’re running late and have too much to do. We gobble down our food because there’s no time to enjoy a … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Money Mistakes: Perfection Isn’t Possible

I get kind of irritated when I see people on financial forums tearing another poster apart because they’ve done something stupid with money. Well, so have we all at one time or another. Perfection with money isn’t possible. Even if … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

8 Ways to Get Over the Fear of Screwing Up

Many of us are afraid to make financial decisions. There is so much we don’t know and so much that (we think) can go wrong. What if we invest in the wrong mutual fund and we lose everything? What if … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment