Consumerism shouldn’t hold a vice-like grip on our lives. And social media, well, we need to throw-off the shackles we so eagerly put on ourselves.
The policy brings other advantages to his company. “We want to make [work/life balance] a reality,” he said. “It’s impossible to have balance with work and life with your family if you work five days and you have only two days to spend time with family.
The folks at JPMorgan Asset Management demonstrate the true power of compound interest in their 2014 “Guide to Retirement.”
Lenders use the starter interrupt device, which has been installed in about 2 million vehicles, according to The New York Times, to deactivate car ignitions remotely if borrowers are late on payments. Lenders can also track cars’ movements using the GPS on the device, and the device emits beeps when a payment due date is approaching.
There are also more subtle ways to keep people at machines. If casino officials notice that a player is on a bad streak, they can come over and offer the person free breakfast .
Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest* for using these types of alternative financial services.
Food has gotten a lot more expensive recent months, thanks to California’s drought and to disease-thinned hog herds, among other issues.
Fyk tried to think of ways to make a lot of money quickly. His jail story was so strange, he felt it might make for a compelling book. But he wasn’t an established writer, and he knew the only way to sell a book would be to build a following.
I know… I know… For a lot of our readers, the thought of saving money when you’re living paycheck to paycheck is a joke.