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Know Your Money
Monday – July 14, 2014

Knowing Your Personal Finances
Monday Morning Check-Up
By Donell Edwards


I’m back!  I have been away for some much needed rest, relaxation, and meditation, but I have thought much about this blog and our readers in my absence.  I am glad to make my return today and to focus my attention once again on helping readers increase their knowledge about personal finance and improve their personal money management skills.

Today is time for our Monday Morning Checkup, actually, this is a monthly checkup since I have been away for awhile.


Young Woman Sitting in Front of a Computer and Laughing



How are you doing with your personal money management skills?  Here is a list of the things you should be monitoring and working to improve:


      • Spending
      • Using Spending Resources
      • Overcoming Denial
      • Committing to Change
      • Financial Meditation and Reflection
      • Learning to Sacrifice and Resist Temptation
      • Overcoming Credit Card Addiction
      • Making Better Choices
      • The Killer:  Weekend Spending
      • The Family and Spending


If you would like more information about the checkpoint items listed above, see my May 1, 2014 post https://knowyourmoneyglobal.wordpress.com/2014/05/01/monthly-checkup-where-are-you-2/


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Here is a list of important posts if you are a new subscriber or you missed these important posts:

The First Step:  Monitoring Spending   –   March 3, 2014

Step Two:  Overcoming the Denial  –  March 7, 2014

What Happens When the Budget Comes Under Attack?   –  March 11, 2014

Budgeting Effectively  –  March 21, 2014

Spending Control:  Credit Card Addiction  –  March 19, 2014

Spending Control:  Making Better Choices Requires…  –  March 20, 2014

The Debt Factor:  How Did I Get All This Debt?  –  May 6, 2014

The Debt Factor:  Cash Is King  –  May 7, 2014

The Debt Factor:  Causes and Cures  –  May 8, 2014

The Debt Factor:  It’s All About You  –  May 9, 2014

Application and Implementation  –  April 29, 2014


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We Would Like To Hear From You.  Are There Any Brave Souls Out There Willing To Share?
If you would like to share with our readers how “bad” spending habits have affected you, anonymously or otherwise, for our upcoming special, “Confessions Of Spendaholics,” please send your experience to comments@knowyourmoneyglobal.com.


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Disclaimer:  I have a Bachelor of Business Administration degree but I am not a financial adviser. However, I have acquired years of knowledge about personal money management through my life experience working through my own personal finances that allows me to share that knowledge with readers of Know Your Money. The Know Your Money Blog posts written by me are my own common sense observations and opinions and are for informational use only. Although my blog includes contributions from experienced financial professionals, please make your own financial decisions based on personal research or contact a financial adviser.


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