Great Advice for Grads 2020


Build that positive association with money management by rewarding yourself. Treat yourself to ice cream or your favorite TV show after your weekly check-in, for example. Some benefits will be intangible but meaningful nonetheless, like the pride in taking on those important (if dreaded) goals, Newcomb says. Later, you’ll likely see those small goals you accomplished help your finances — which is pretty satisfying, too. Newcomb, who’s now in control of her money, has seen her balances increase. “Now, my reward for going through my finances is that I can see I’m in a better place,” she says.

The article Can’t Bear to Check Your Finances? Here’s Help originally appeared on NerdWallet.

LAURA MCMULLEN writes about saving money and spending it mindfully.


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