HAPPINESS AND THE REMINISCENCE BUMP
Hey everyone! Today’s post has very little to do with money, or personal finances for that matter. Instead, I explore a psychological phenomenon called “The Reminiscence Bump”, and explain how it can help to better understand the true meaning of happiness! One thing I can conclude from this post is that for me, happiness has nothing to do with acquiring stuff. I hope you like it! READ MORE>>>
CAN A PERSON BECOME TOO FRUGAL?
Since launching Mystery Money Man just over 6 months ago, I’ve taken frugal living to the next level. My no-spend January, our family’s 16-day, uber-frugal road trip, and my growing aversion to the vast majority of discretionary spending are evidence of this. It makes me wonder, can a person become too frugal? READ MORE>>>
STUFF I HATE SPENDING MONEY ON
I had to pick up a pair of jeans the other day, and it reminded me how much I can’t stand spending money on clothes. I’m not a fan of shopping at the best of times, but there’s something about having to buy clothes that I find completely frustrating! It got me thinking about other stuff that I hate spending money on, and I ended up compiling a list, along with ways to make the experience not so painful. READ MORE>>>
WHY YOU SHOULD CELEBRATE SMALL VICTORIES
Earlier this week, I found myself dwelling on the distance my wife and I have yet to travel to reach some of the bigger goals we’ve set for our family. In thinking about it, I began to notice some of the small wins that were playing out right in front of me. READ MORE>>>
HOW TO CRUSH YOUR MONEY GOALS WITH A SWOT ANALYSIS
If I were to tell you that you can apply the same strategic planning tool used by the world’s most successful corporations to your most important money goals, would you be interested? Well, you can, and whether it’s paying down a pile of debt, building an emergency fund or planning for an early retirement, you’ve come to the right place! READ MORE>>>
I am SO glad you’re here! At Mystery Money, we explore the enormous benefits of spending way less money than you are today. That’s what it all boils down to, plain and simple!
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