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With the economy in turmoil, it’s important to hold onto your hard-earned cash in any way you can. This might mean putting money aside for a rainy day, or it might mean applying for a low-interest credit card from a well-respected company like MBNA. Whatever the case, the internet can help get your finances in order throughout 2012 and beyond – so let’s find out why:
Online banking services are readily available
Thanks to online banking services, you can now keep track of your incomings and outgoings, with just a few clicks of a button. This will help you keep an eye on you’re spending and should prevent you from going into your overdraft unintentionally. It will also make sure that all payments and direct debits go out on time and will allow you to transfer money directly into someone else’s account. Continue reading
So far a big part of my blogging journey has focused on thinking back to my previous financial decisions. I admit that I’m pretty critical of myself, but I feel that is necessary if you really want to improve.
You can’t always just put on your rose colored glasses and tell yourself that you’re doing pretty well. Sometimes you have to accept the truth that you’ve made some mistakes. You don’t have to dwell on those things and get yourself down. The key is that you somehow learn from those mistakes.
One area that I was particularly naive was how I viewed health. I thought that while I was young with no obvious problems that I just didn’t need to worry about it. As a result I was irresponsible and abused my body.
This may not seem like a financial mistake, but I’m really learning it all comes full circle. Your body is a fine tuned machine. If you don’t take care of it, it simply won’t operate properly. The surprising part is that the results can be experienced where you don’t expect them. Specifically, how you treat your body can affect how your brain functions. Continue reading