Posts Tagged “Money Tip”
3 hours spent talking to Delta and Orbitz left me with some valuable information on how best to make changes to an airline reservation.
Change is hard. Like rocks. Hence the necessity of a whole book on how to make change happen. While the co-authors, Chip and Dan Heath, of Switch focus on change in general, I found their methods particularly applicable to people who want to realize change in their financial lives.
Sometimes I get more entertainment out of a $1 lottery ticket than going to the movies for $8+. The lottery should be viewed as just that: entertainment. Right? Well, prepare to be disturbed.
Saying that money can’t buy happiness is as Miss-America-ish as wishing for world peace and puppies for everyone. Part 2 of a deeper discussion about that age-old question.
Looking at your credit card statement 1 dollar here, 5 dollars there probably won’t jump out and grab your attention (unless it is at a questionable establishment; although, I don’t think you can use a credit card at those types of places). Some of these little expenses you won’t even see on your bill because you’re simply paying extra. Most financial blogs/gurus/experts/etc. agree that the little expenses are where budgets frequently get off track.