15 Ways to Keep Good Financial Habits with Eric Tyson
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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