I just realized that I spent about an extra $900 on unplanned things this month.
What’s funny about that is that for many years I didn’t even make $900 in a month; let alone have an EXTRA $900 that I was free to spend.
What a difference a few years and actually having a job makes.
I’m ok with that amount this month, but I sure don’t want to make it a habit! That’s a lot of money, especially to be spending on unplanned things…
Now let’s have some links:
Did you know Father’s Day is tomorrow? Well, Squawkfox has a list of six Father’s Day ideas to help you out. (Along with a story.)
Consciously Frugal talks about the relationship between (often manufactured) fear and consumption.
ABCs of Investing hosts the Carnival of Debt Reduction — learn some basics of investing and check out a whole bunch of articles all in one place.
MoneyNing suggests ways to save money every month.
Millionaire Mommy Next Door reviews Debt Is Slavery, a book I’ll be adding to my reading list. (I love the library.)