The monthly salary can numb your mind and creativity. Anything fixed in any form is limiting…limiting for the mind, body, and largely for creativity.
A budget tells your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.
COAD: Money does not equate success. Money can be a wonderful thing, but without good health, family, friends and gratitude, it is completely worthless.
I’m glad that you bought the shoe on sale, but, you should consider whether you saved $100 or spent $300 on something you did not need.
Thinking is relatively valueless unless it leads to doing. You can daydream about your financial goals all you want, but until you start working on them, they won’t come true..
Failure is the best teacher because it tells you that you’re clearly doing something that isn’t working and needs to be corrected. Success never shows you what you are doing wrong. When you fail, you can take that information, evaluate where you went wrong, and try again, resulting in better performance..
It is definitely awkward talking about money with somebody close to you. I suggest you speak often, keep the conversation light and most importantly, understand your partners relationship with money before judging them..