MoneyTracker Tip: The “IT’S ONLY SYNDROME” impact on your Budget

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Have you ever noticed how many times you say “It’s only” during your personal financial buying decisions? Notice what that money  amount is that fits in the “only” section. Is it under five dollars?  Is it under $50? Does it depend on the purchase? Recently, I just heard “It’s only $10,000” .  For some people perspective can be a matter of the number of  zeros!  There’s nothing wrong with the phrase “it’s only”, however, be aware that on some subconscious level, … Read More

Have you found a new system for planning your budget?

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Hey, great comments about making a list and developing a budget. Of course sticking to it too really helps. It’s still amazing how some of the core systems, that have been around for decades, still work the best.  If you already have The Budget Kit workbook,  I”m sure you discovered the handy two worksheets for “Gift Giving” and “Holiday Expense” planning.   Now don’t forget it won’t be long before the other gift planning starts up… graduation, weddings, Mother”s Day, … Read More

Still maintaining your holiday budget plan…What plan??

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Of course I had to ask.   I just finished a “Holiday Budget” presentation to the customer service folks at Verizon and had some very lively discussion. Boiled down, the overall response had two themes; 1) if the money is there the kids will get what they want – forget the holiday budget and 2) money is feeling pretty tight so creative gifts and gift exchanges seems to be the name of the game this holiday season – there’s no … Read More

Money Tracker Blog by Judy Lawrence

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Thank you for visiting my website and this blog page.  WELCOME!   Feel free to ask questions regarding your personal and household personal finance issues or share a resource, insight, or whatever is stirring in your money world. I’ll share some thoughts, articles I’ve written, links, other experts I respect and more as we go. My goal with clients, and readers is to help raise consciousness, mindfulness, and awareness when it comes to YOUR money. What I’m really looking forward … Read More

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