How to Rebuild Financial Trust in Your Relationship

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If one of you is a spendthrift and one is a saver, financial feuding will be a given unless the two of you can find a way that is agreeable to both of you to manage your disparate financial personalities. However, some spendthrifts bypass the years of struggle and instead pretend to be on the same page with their spouse all the while shopping in secret and hiding the items they buy. Of course, the spendthrift isn’t let off easily.

Stay the Course Financially

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

With interest rates so low, why not spend now, using debt, instead of waiting for inflation and higher interest rates to kick in and raise the price of goods and services. The era of declining saving rates coincided with a period of expanding credit availability for households that contributed to a dramatic increase in leverage as measured by the ratio of household debt to personal disposable income.”

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Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I pointed out the multitude of new blogs related to saving money, being frugal, getting debt under control and learning about finances. But, I can’t believe people are making big bucks telling other people how to control their spendthrift ways, or sharing how to shave a few cents off a grocery bill. Below is a composite interview, representing responses of several female self-made millionaires.

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Frugal decisions.

Finally Frugal

This may be especially useful for those of us who - whether currently or in our spendthrift past - may be likely to fritter that money away as soon as it shows up in our paychecks. I'm not sure when this new moolah will show up in my check(s), and to be honest I'm not exactly wondering what to do with it - mine will probably go towards more debt repayment, since that seems like the focus of my life at the moment. before my spendthrift side can get its grubby paws on it.