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Budgeting

Little Money Lessons for Little People

I like to treat my five- and seven-year-old sons, but I don’t want them to believe Silly Bandz fall from heaven, or that my wallet is a magic dollar dispenser. So every time they troll the grocery store with me or get tempted by the snacks for...

Mint Takes the Mess Out of Budgeting

So much to track The top concern that emerged from our latest reader survey wasn't starting a budget, but sticking to one (45% of you said so). Why? One of the biggest budget busters is—surprise!—not how you spend, but how tough it is to track...

The Money Rule That Changes Everything

In 1906, an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto noticed that 80% of the peas in his garden came from only 20% of the pea pods. (You may have heard that most people wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time.) Enter the Pareto Principle, often...

Step Into the Budget Lite

OK, Ladies: That was an awakening. In response to our recent poll, about half of you admitted that you either don't have a budget, or the one you have is a bust. We hear you. We've sung the budget blues. But we also know that the right system can...

Rx for a Bloated Budget

Kenia Perez works in the aerospace industry in California.Time and money Give yourself a week to do a task, it will take a week—but give yourself two days, and it will take two days. This phenomenon is known as Parkinson’s Law, which states:...

When Budget Goes Boom

Oops, you did it again The problem with spending plans—whether you have an official budget or not—is that they don't swing with real life demands. You planned to spend $300 on groceries this month... but friends were visiting and you spent $400....

Budget Extra for Feelings

DailyWorth recently reviewed Spent. The following is an exclusive post by Cardella for our readers.Sigh. So often we focus on the dollars and cents necessary to get our financial life back on track—and fail to acknowledge the emotional currency...

Money Types: Carrie, Samantha, Miranda or Charlotte?

Money almost seemed like a fifth character in "Sex and the City"—always hovering in the background. So in honor of "SATC 2", out this week, we revived the old "which girl are you" game, and added a financial twist. To play: Read the updated...

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