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10. “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”– Steve Jobs
9. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” – James W. Frick
8. “Never spend your money before you have earned it.”
– Thomas Jefferson
7. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Smith
6. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney
5. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”
– Henry Ford
4. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton
3. “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.”
– Nelson Mandela
2. “Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.” – Warren Buffett
1. “If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.” – Billy Graham
Do you have a favorite quote about money? If so, share it with us by leaving a comment with the quote.
It seems that finding companies that have great customer service is becoming more rare these days. But there are still a few out there that do a great job, or at least that has been my experience. Here are some examples of how I have been served well. Read More…
This past week I had the privilege to talk to a group of roughly 100 college students about managing money. I was impressed with their interest in the topic and not once did I see someone fall asleep. They were engaged and asked some really tough questions. Read More…
I have been blown away by the quality of personal finance blogs that are out there on the web. Not only that, but I have received an amazing amount of support from other bloggers since I started writing my own. Here is a list of my favorites and what they have been writing lately: Read More…
First off, I want to thank all of the people who nominated their favorite cause. There were a lot of great organizations that were submitted and that are doing incredible things all around the world. We are grateful for all the work that these organizations do and we do anticipate having more Giving Challenges in the future! So keep checking back. Here are the winners for the first ever Giving Challenge on Well Kept Wallet:
Most people want to get out of debt fast and I don’t blame them. It can be like this dark cloud looming over you as long as you are in debt. At least that is how we felt when we were in debt. It felt like we were just getting by and it was hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Emergencies happen and you need to be prepared. If you were to have the transmission go out on your car, how would you pay for it? Would you put it on a credit card? If the emergency cost you $2,000, how long would it take you to pay off that card?
According to CreditCards.com, the average Credit Card rate in the United States is 14.97%. That can make having an emergency more stressful, knowing that it could potentially cost you more if you can’t pay the card off right away.