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Does Money Burn A Hole In Your Pocket?

By Staff Curator / July 6, 2015
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How are you about hanging onto your money?  Does money just slip through your fingers?

By  (successwithmoney.com) – Money Can Be Slippery

 

For many people, money goes as quickly as it comes. Sometimes even faster.

Yep! It is simply hard for some people to hang on to a dollar.In a Gunsmoke episode once I remember Matt talking to Doc about Chester being broke and having a hard time keeping his money. Doc asked, if it was women or gambling. Matt said, “I don’t know Doc, Chester is the kind of fellow who can lose money standing in the shade!”

That is the way it is with many folks. They never have any money because they seem to spend everything they get as soon as they get it.

Money Is for Spending (?)

When I was young I remember my dad talking about another kid who was anxious to go to town for something. He described him as having got hold of a nickel and it was burning a hole in his pocket.

That description applies to a lot of folks who are always broke. As soon as they get some money in their pocket they become focused on getting somewhere to spend it.

Why does this happen? A lot of it has to be the result of their focus. Many people spend all too much time thinking about what they want to buy. All too many spend hours just walking up and down the aisles in their favorite box store exploring all the new opportunities for spending.

If you do this you are bound to spend more than you need to spend. While I would never do this myself in general, I confess that I have often strolled up the tool row of my favorite farm store looking at the…

 

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