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  1. Part of my game plan

    by , 06-22-2012 at 03:11 AM
    I think my strategy (while very simple) will be the following:

    Purge, purge and purge some more by continuing to micro examine things that I have. I plan to sell most of my extras, but I would also love to give some away too.

    Never buy anything that is not an absolute necessity. I so often see something that I think is a good deal and just buy it ... it could be something small like a lip balm or similar, only to arrive home and realize that I have enough already. ...
  2. Gosh!

    by , 11-17-2011 at 06:07 PM
    Three years since I have joined and am I any more frugal? Not really.

    I was looking at my two blog posts where I can see what I have in my traincase, and its a lot of the same things I had back then! I purged a lot, but I still have some of the same stuff (in a new-ish traincase) and I think it may be time to let go of it and just keep some of my more recent purchases that I actually use.

    Just to be transparently honest, I think that my spending is related to much ...
  3. 21 Days to a Negative Money Habit

    by , 03-03-2009 at 12:38 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    I want to show you how easy it is to fall into negative money habits in just twenty-one days. We often think that money problems come about over a long time (and they sometimes do), sneaking up on you after years of overspending, medical problems, reliance on credit, or underemployment. But the sad fact is that it can take as little as twenty-one days for you to fall into bad money habits that can ruin your nest egg.

    It is an accepted part of self-help wisdom that it takes twenty-one ...