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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. Of course, the spendthrift isn’t let off easily.

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Stay the Course Financially

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Cryder George Loewenstein titled “Tightwads and Spendthrifts” which found that: “Consumers often behave differently than they would ideally like to behave. Spendthrifts,” by contrast, experience too little pain of paying and typically spend more than they would ideally like to spend.”

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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. before my spendthrift side can get its grubby paws on it. In any case, I came across an article with suggestions for how to use this windfall.

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Unintended Consequences

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

These members have been spendthrifts since day one and have been lobbying for several unneeded (in my opinion) improvements for several years. Could I have changed that result by anticipating the members’ reactions? Possibly, but not likely. They just don’t care about a reserve fund.

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Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

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. For so long, we plodded along with next to nothing while our neighbors were running up their charge cards and using home equity loans to take vacations.

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