I’m terrible with money.

I’ve been relatively poor and I’ve been well off in my life, and I infinitely prefer doing well.  But I have a problem–when I’m doing well, it’s much harder for me to control spending.

I’m fine with the big things.  I know not to buy a new computer or a new Kindle, for example, until I have saved the money (or had a windfall).  I contribute more than the minimum amount into my retirement.  But the little things?  Those get me.  Read More »