At a relatively young age, there are several decisions you must make that will set you on a certain path for the rest of your life. If that’s not daunting enough, add money to the equation — the frugal habits you learn (or don’t learn) now can affect the security of your finances well into your retirement years. “But I’m young, I’ll worry about that later,” you might try to argue.
This is a guest article by Leo Babauta, originally published on Consumerism Commentary on April 3, 2007. Leo writes about achieving goals, creating habits, productivity, personal finances, frugality and more at his blog, Zen Habits.... Read Post
Our parents teach us many things, from healthy habits to money matters. Mine, for one, were pretty frugal, and I learned by example the value of replacing only when necessary and forgoing a spending spree. The money lessons I learne... Read Post
Teaching your kids to be smart with their money sets them up for a happier, healthier relationship with their finances as an adult. It's never too early to start talking to your children about money. Young kids can grasp basic finan... Read Post