logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
European Travel
Action Movies
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel


dailyclick
All times in EST

Low Carb: 8:00 PM

Full Schedule
g
g Living Simply Site

BellaOnline's Living Simply Editor

g

Simplify Your Finances


Finances are important, but we need to be in control of them, not let them take over our time. By simplifying your finances you will be able to dominate them.

Simplify Your Finances

Sometimes we make life too complicated for ourselves, and one area we do this is with finances. Simplifying your finances is a good way to feel you are getting a part of your life in order. Here are a few ways you can make life easier for yourself:

Consolidate your accounts
If you have multiple checking accounts and credit cards, see if you can close some of them. If you are married, then share accounts. Create one of each account and make it joint then have a joint financial plan.

A family vacation camping can be as memorable as a trip to Disneyland
Disneyland can be stressful and expensive. You can have a lot of fun at a fraction of the price if you take the family camping, and you may remember your vacation for a long time afterwards.

Set a reminder to pay your bills on time
These days we can have phones that can give us reminders, so use your phone to help you remember to pay your bill and never pay a late fee again.

Auto pay your bills
Better than setting a reminder, pay your bills automatically. By talking to your bank you can set up a direct payment for all your regular bills.

Invest in funds rather than individual stocks
For the same reason as above, you should reduce your checking accounts and credit cards, you can invest in a fund rather than individual stocks and have a lot less paperwork to deal with.

File your paperwork in an organized manner
Donít waste time looking for papers, store them properly in the first place. Have a well-labeled filing cabinet or box and put your papers there when you have finished with them.

Donít overspend
Getting into debt adds to your stress level a lot. Only spend what you have, not what you have yet to earn. If you are not sure you can afford it, you canít.

Adam Baker the founder of Man Vs. Debt says ďThe more you simplify your financial life, the easier it is to dominate it.Ē




Storex Wheeled Two-Drawer Filing Cabinet, 18 Inches, Light Grey (61301B01C)
Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Twitter Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Facebook Add Simplify+Your+Finances to MySpace Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Del.icio.us Digg Simplify+Your+Finances Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Yahoo My Web Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Google Bookmarks Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Stumbleupon Add Simplify+Your+Finances to Reddit




Living Simply - Improve Your Life with Less Clutter
RSS
Related Articles
Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Living Simply Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Tina Razzell. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Tina Razzell. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Tina Razzell for details.

g


g features
Simple Harvest and Thanksgiving Decorations

Why We Buy Too Much

Practicing Daily Gratitude

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor