We would all like to save money. Yet, so few of us are successful at it. Why? Is it because of those big, bad money-sucking corporations conning us out of our hard-earned crumbs? Or are greedy banks and bankers siphoning cash out of our bank accounts without our knowledge? Or are we being exploited by the infamous “1%” to fill their coffers?
Or are WE actually the culprit for not being able to save more? Do we dare consider that perhaps its not someone else’s fault that we’re living from paycheck to paycheck, drowning in debt, and not able to save anything extra for a rainy day? Oh yes, my friends, the greatest hindrance to us saving more money is none other than that individual we look at in the mirror every day. Moreover, it’s almost always the case that to save money means going contrary to our natural inclinations. [Read more…]