Tips for managing your finances

The key to managing your money is planning and preparation!


Tip #1: Control what is controllable

  1. Open a dedicated regular expenses account for controllable expenses

  2. Put money aside for what is uncontrollable.


Tip #2: Enjoy the free things in life

  1. Family, friends, air, water, sight, sound, children, taste, smell.

  2. Take a walk in the park, swim at the beach, skip stones on a pond, climb a mountain.


Tip #3: Think before you buy

  1. Do you really need the item you are about to purchase?

  2. Before you buy that new car, expensive dress or outdoor setting – take a night to sleep on it!

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time
— George Bernard Shaw