Tag: psychology

Would You See a Mental Health Professional For Money Problems?

Having been around the personal finance world for about 8+ years now and going through highs and lows with regards to money, I’ve seen a lot of advice and trends, good and bad. And, I’ve been a part of the bad advice and trends. Giving it and receiving it. But one thing I’ve learned over …

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Does Money Make You Mean?

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. – 1 Timothy 6:10 In J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” – an interesting character named Gollum has a very scary obsession with the …

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How Much is Impressing Others Costing You?

Have you ever sat down to think about how much your spending habits are dictated by a desire to impress others – or your goal to be perceived in a certain manner? Although I still fall prey to it – I think I have been able to manage my spending to a point where I …

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On the Psychology of Buying Things

Among their tips about saving money were revelations relating to the reasons we buy. I want to share some of those insights with you and others I have learned in my experience with debt and my own spending habits.

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