How to Budget as an Emotional Spender

Keeping track of your finances without pulling teeth

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Emotional spenders

Evaluating your emotional attachment

Let’s say that you’ve calculated that you have $75 to spend on a specific day (learn how to calculate your daily number here).

  • 2 means that it’s nice to have, but it’s something that can be put on pause
  • 3 means that you have no emotional attachment to the expense

Sorting out your emotions and money

According to Dave Ramsey, financial management involves 20% head knowledge and 80% behavioral change.

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