When I first started learning about managing money, I was an emotional mess. I’d just graduated from college, had gone six months without a job and saw no real recourse for getting my finances in order.
The good news is I used this as motivation to start teaching myself about personal finance. The way I saw it, I didn’t have a choice but to get it together in the managing money department.
I’ve now been on this journey for almost seven years, and what I’ve learned is this: The key to managing money is to keep your emotions out of it. Here are some of the tools and practices I use in order to keep my emotions in check when I’m managing money.
This post was written by Amanda Abella, a fantastic writer and speaker of personal finance.
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