Tips from the trenches: the wish list.

Spending money is a habit that you've formed over your lifetime.  Maybe over the course of years, as your income has increased perhaps, your spending has also crept up.  For most people, relatively small everyday purchases don't raise alarm bells -- they just happen.  They're reflexive and responsive ("I need new work clothes.  I'll just … Continue reading Tips from the trenches: the wish list.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle — Healthier spending habits, healthier planet!

In an old yoga DVD of mine, the instructor suggests that as you practice yoga more, you'll start gravitating towards cleaner things in life -- cleaner food, cleaner energy, etc.  I've found this to be true of exercise generally.  Once I get into a good routine, I naturally find myself craving healthier foods.  This is … Continue reading Reduce, Reuse, Recycle — Healthier spending habits, healthier planet!