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The Money Mentality of Americans

The Money Mentality of Americans

America is a powerhouse. In terms of economy, entertainment, news, politics, you name it. So what is it about the mentality of Americans has enables them to be involved in so much? Is it a good mentality? Are they happy? Are they as rich as they seem? Let’s determine what makes Americans tick, today on […]

3 Reasons Exercise Is Making You Fat

3 Reasons Exercise Is Making You Fat

Calories in, calories out. Losing weight comes down to simple maths. Exercise seems like the natural solution when you’re trying to lose weight. Start moving and the pounds should fall off. Not necessarily. Sometimes starting an exercise program can have the opposite effect. You’re working your butt off but the scales are moving the wrong […]

Tps to Save While Traveling by Air

Small Ways to Save While Traveling by Air

I recently took a trip across America. While doing so, I learned a few things about how to save money. The following post discusses the variety of small ways to save money while traveling by air. Let’s get saving:   Booking Tickets   Booking tickets doesn’t have to be a nightmare. My site of choice […]

Is Abstinence the Secret to Financial Success

Is Abstinence the Secret to Financial Success?

  When we think about sex and money, we often think of the extreme cost of children. Children are no doubt expensive. And how do we get children? You know. So is abstinence the secret to financial success?   For this discussion, it’s not about being abstinent forever. If we agreed to that, the human […]

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4 Financial Advantages to Being a Nomad

The nomadic lifestyle is starting to increase in popularity. As more individuals break free of the confinements of corporate jobs, high cost of living, and increased stress, the idea of taking off to explore the world around them becomes more attractive. Unencumbered by the financial burdens that keep many from living a joyous life, being […]

Is Abstinence the Secret to Financial Success?

  When we think about sex and money, we often think of the extreme cost of children. Children are no doubt expensive. And how do we get children? You know. So is abstinence the secret to financial success?   For this discussion, it’s not about being abstinent forever. If we agreed to that, the human […]

The Money Mentality of Americans

America is a powerhouse. In terms of economy, entertainment, news, politics, you name it. So what is it about the mentality of Americans has enables them to be involved in so much? Is it a good mentality? Are they happy? Are they as rich as they seem? Let’s determine what makes Americans tick, today on […]

Teaching Your Kids About Money

It’s important to teach your kids about personal finance. For the most part, these ideas aren’t going to be taught in schools. And places that do teach them often skip over the important stuff. Most kids don’t need to know how to write a check, even though they still teach this in some places. Kids […]

How to Cut Wedding Costs by 50%!

According to Brides Magazine, the average UK wedding costs £30,111!!! After a house, I always thought transportation was the most expensive cost. I guess not for most people! In this blog post, I’ll dig to the bottom of this number. Digging to the bottom will reveal the many, many ways you can half your wedding […]

When It’s Ok to Invest Instead of Paying Off Debt

  This is a guest post from Kayla on behalf of ListenMoneyMatters.com. Kayla is a personal finance blogger in her mid-20s who loves to write about money topics of all kinds. Let me know if you would like to guest post on Savvy Scot! When you have some debt to pay off, but you also know you […]

Wise Ways to Stay in Your Home Longer

If you’re aging, you probably want to stay in your home as long as possible. And who can blame you? It’s your home after all. It’s comfortable. You’re independent. And you have everything you need.   But staying at home comes with its challenges. The point of this blog post is to attack those challenges […]

8 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is a necessity that virtually every car owner has to have by law. Many states go a step further and require a minimum amount of coverage on every automobile that’s rolling down the road. But the cost of that coverage largely depends on how your plan is set up and the vehicle you […]

Lifestyle Changes: When Fun Turns into Addiction

It started out innocently enough: you met your friends for a drink after work in the neighborhood pub whose food you all really like. A fantastic time was had by all, so you made plans to meet up again in a few days. Then you started going there regularly for trivia night and then for […]

How to Find a Good Income Property

Many millionaires it seem earn their wealth through real estate. While you may not have Donald Trump’s money, you can still get in on the action. If you only have a few thousand, but want to get into real estate, getting a mortgage is a touch out of reach. But you could invest in Real […]

Are we underestimating the cost of retirement?

Research from 247Moneybox.com shows that Brits aren’t too worried about retirement, and many underestimate both the costs of residential care, and how much they should have in their pension pot in order to live well in retirement.   Respondents underestimated the pension pot size required to generate £17,000 a year income by £108,000 46% of […]

Make saving effortless with Plum

  I have talked a lot around here about willpower. We have a limited amount of it, and that is why many successful entrepreneurs try to remove trivial decision making from their busy lives, so they can focus on what is really important. Yes, that’s why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day. No […]