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means NOT spending more than you Make. This is the reason for all the credit mess we have today. Everyone in trouble did it to themselves without a safety net (substantial savings account.

- Submitted by LADY_KATHY 6/7/2010 in Saving Money | 2 Comments
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CALLIDUS 8/9/2010 5:22:00 AM

    Oh so true. While this is not an easy thing to do, it is what we must do. The easiest way to accumulate wealth is by not spending it. Want less, and spend less (and maybe you will be happier too). While we don't necessarily need to become obsessed by tracking our cash flow every day, a sensible spending plan with some sort of regular "how am I/are we doing" is often all we need. Ignorance of our spending is all too easy but we all know examples of what that can do.
CJPJHM 7/24/2010 8:59:00 AM

    This is sooo true! I remember when I first went to college they were giving us all credit cards---they would just tell us to fill out a form and we'd get a free frisbee, t-shirt, etc. so we could do their marketing for them. Plus we were giving them all our "identity theft" information---so young and so naive we were...

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