15 Ways to Keep Good Financial Habits with Eric Tyson

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Eric Tyson is an internationally acclaimed and bestselling personal finance book author, syndicated columnist, and speaker. He has worked with and taught people from all financial situations, so he knows the financial concerns and questions of real folks just like you. Despite being handicapped by an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in economics and biology from Yale University, Eric remains a master of “keeping it simple.”

He shared 15 Ways to Keep Good Financial Habits from Personal Finance for Dummies

1. Did the recession reveal any holes in my family’s financial plan?
2. Get clear on your family’s long-term financial goals. (And realize you can’t pay for everything)
3. Extreme approaches only set you up to fail.
4. Do everything possible to control healthcare costs.
5. Bite the bullet and do some research to cut your monthly expenses
6. Don’t let technology suck up all your money (and time)
7. Resist the urge to overindulge kids.
8. Eat healthfully at home without spending a fortune.
9. Don’t waste money on brand names.
10. Skip the vacation this year.
11. Stick to tried-and-true investment vehicles.
12. Keep money from going down the drain (or out the window).
13. Pay attention to how much your car is costing you.
14. It can’t be said too many times: If you have to charge it, you don’t really need it.
15. Focus on “the best things in life”…remember, they’re free.

 

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April 15, 2012 show details: Sweet! Pie, Cookies and Cash!
Fresh ideas for Centerpieces
April 1, 2012 show details: Lost and Found (Weight, Meat, Love and Fitness)

March 25, 2012 show details: Finger Food, Flowers, Asian Splendor and Personal Safety
Spring Windowbox Inspiration with Bret Schneider from WOW Windowboxes
March 18, 2012 Show details: Music, Mad Men, Coaching and Confession

February 12, 2012 Show Details: Love, Money, Friendship....and Dessert!
February 5, 2012 Show details: Happiness, Heart, Hops and Hues
The Right Color with Eve Ashcraft

How to: clean those places where germs lurk
How to: Organizing important papers
Get organized with a P-Touch

How to: Sweet Valentine's Day Table Ideas
All in Good Time: 10 questions to ask yourself when de-cluttering
January 22 show details: Chinese New Year, Champagne and Truffles

How to wrap a great looking gift
December 4, 2011 Show Details: Great gifts from the Kitchen
The Organized Life: Holiday Organizing Tips

Christmas Tree Tips from Denny McKeowen
2011 Greater Cincinnati Tour of Kitchens: South Shore
November 6, 2011 Show Details: Life, Love and Ice Cream

Thanksgiving Timeline
October 23, 2011 Show Details: The habits and careers of marvelous Moms
P. Allen Smith's Autumn Inspiration

October 9, 2011 Show: Spooky, Seasonal, Savvy and Sweet
Hang around with Spooky Spiders
Fall Windowbox Ideas with Bret Schneider from WOW Windowboxes

October 2, 2011 Show: Savvy Strategies for a well-run home and family
Stephanie O'Dea's Daily 7: Chores that keep the house in "good enough" order
Ghostly Glow

Sparkly Spiders
Same Place More Space with Karl Champley
September 18, 2011: Celebrating Bad Girls, Great Careers and Dynamite Dining

September 11, 2011 Show: Beauty, Bounty and Boy R Dee
September 4, 2011 Show: Color, Cooking for a Crowd, Cheap Eats and Classrooms
An Organized Entryway

Raising Philanthropic Kids
August 28th Show: Canning, Caring and Cocktails
Tech Savvy: Password Protection

Mid-summer updates: 5 things to perk up your yard
Throw a Back to School Bash
July 31st Show: Feng Shui, Fish, and Good Things in Town

World without Fish
7 Steps to Clearing out the Clutter
Back to School: Make it the best year yet!

July 24th Show: Drinks, Dogs and Dresses
Pet Adoption tips from Harold Dates and the Cincinnati SPCA
July 10th, 2011 Show: Confidence, Love & Vegetables

July 3, 2011 Show Details: Danger, Daring, Defining- and Dinner!
June 19th Show Details: It's all about Dad
June 12th Show: We're getting Cleaner, Slimmer, Lighter- and Lifted

June 5th Show: Strawberries, Salmon, Salads, Steaks and Soup in a Teapot
WOW Windowboxes
Bryn Mooth writes about food at writes4food

May 29th Show: Kicking off Summer
May 15, 2011 Show Details
The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking

Compost Pile 101
May 1st, 2011 Show Details
April 24, 2011 Show Details

Laine Steelman & the Bellevue Farmers Market at The Party Source
April 3, 2011 Show Details
How to set a table

How to: Make a Terrarium
98 Things We all Need
Pumpkin Pedestal

Lace Pumpkins
10 ways to perk up any space
10 Tips for Flower Arranging

Junk Beautiful
Super Foods for Super Skin
Year round window boxes

Perk up your Porch: Create a welcoming color scheme
Create a pretty porch
Create beautiful outdoor spaces

Spring on my windowsill
Closet organization tips
Attracting Butterflies

Be a dead head
Sweet Easter flowers
Must have: A footed bowl

Pretty Porch Pot
The Busy Mom's Guide
Bar Basics with Jay Dickerson

Live More Want Less
How to effectively clear the clutter
10 Tips for a Top Notch Kitchen

An Autumn Window Box
Keep or toss? A paperwork primer
10 Tips for Enjoying a Snow Day

Easy ideas for Vases
3 Steps to greater Curb Appeal
10 Steps to Organize Anything

Tips for renting just about anything
Cooking with Kids
Best Bedtime Snacks

Basics of a Well-stocked Pantry
Forcing Bulbs
Green Holiday Tips
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