Mind The Little Things… They Bite Hard if You Don’t
13 Weeks to Family Financial Freedom: Week 8
August 17, 2013 - 10:00 pm
“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much…” Luke 16:10
Have you ever had an epiphany?
Are all epiphanies so simple you wonder why you could’t see it before? That’s the way mine was. It went something like this: You know how your bank account seems to leak? Just $20.00 here, and $35.00 there, and the next thing you know a hundred dollars has vanished?
Well, if that’s true, then it has to work both ways. Just $20.00 here and $35.00 there, and the next thing you know a hundred dollars has accumulated. Genius — I know.
Ok, so one man’s epiphany is another man’s “Well duh.”
The bottom line is that the little things really do matter. The old adage “Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves” kept coming to mind this week. Although I plugged most of the holes, at least one of my money saving strategies backfired and it cost more rather than saved.
Here’s what happened and how I fixed it.