How To Trick Your Lizard Brain Into Saving More Money

Humans aren’t wired to make rational decisions. Our lizard brain, responsible for satisfying all of our primitive survival needs – including safety, hunger and feeling as good as possible at all times – sabotages our behaviour every day. And it can sabotage our bottom...

25 Money Savings Tips

Running a household can be expensive. Big savings on things like mortgage rates and large purchases are worth more dollar wise, but you can also save by cutting back on smaller stuff. A lot of what we do are just habits. With just a little thought you can easily...

How We Save For A Spend-y Summer

Pay yourself first. It’s one of the core tenets of personal finance. Treat your savings like an obligation – your number one priority, in fact – and you can spend what’s left in your bank account guilt-free. I’m a bit of a misfit when it comes to saving money. I don’t...

An Unhealthy Obsession With Saving Money

I sometimes worry that I’m not saving enough money. It’s a silly obsession, given that we don’t have any consumer debt, we save more than one-third of our income, and I have a defined benefit pension plan at work. I try to strike a balance between...

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