Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com logo



Financial Mental Games

Have you ever met someone who likes to play financial mental games?

Woman thinking, reasoning, justifying. Playing financial mental games.It's amazing observing the way they justify or rationalize their spending habits, their lack of a budget, etc.

It hurts them but they may not realize how much -- and they may make excuses.

Granted, having a spending plan and sticking to it can be hard, especially when emergencies come up or if you are just a free-wheeling type of person.

Maybe you don't want to be pinned down in your spending.

So, let me briefly describe a family who decided not to live according to a budget for a whole year:

  • They didn't track their expenses.

  • They didn't know, by category, whether they were under, above or right on target with their spending.

  • They started to live paycheck to paycheck and Just Over Broke.

  • If a bill came due, they shuffled some stuff onto a credit card.

  • Without a sure way to pay off the debt monthly, they ended 2013 owing money (something they hadn't experienced the year before).

Don't play financial mental games with yourself.

If this article describes you, you can change.

We wish you well.

 

Note: This article -- which was originally written and published on January 16, 2014, by Vicki Simons -- was updated slightly in 2018.






Return from Financial Mental Games to our Budgeting page or our Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips home page.





Get Started Using a Load Board

Click here to get your first
30 days of TruckersEdge FREE!






Recommended Trucker Accessories











Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com home page Contact Us. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe to our channel on YouTube. Subscribe to our Truckers Savings Blog. Subscribe to Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Email Newsletter. Follow us on Pinterest. Like us on Facebook. TDMST Social Media 7 Radial Dial


 

Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com icon

Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com

Copyright © 2009-2019. All Rights Reserved. NKBJ InfoNet, LLC
All information on this site is intended for informational and educational purposes.
It neither substitutes for professional advice nor negates user responsibility to do due diligence.

NKBJ InfoNet, LLC
262 Eastgate Drive #311
Aiken, SC 29803-7698
(800) 955-9549

Subscribe to Blog. Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Email Newsletter Find us on Facebook. Find us on Pinterest. Find us on Twitter. Find us on YouTube.