Maybe you are perfectly happy with a minimal wardrobe and pared down interior but are a food loving world explorer who wants to try every cuisine in the country or region it is indigenous to (really cool idea actually). You can do it! All it takes is saying no to what's not important so you can say yes to what is. Living the Savvy Life will help you put it all into perspective and show you how to discover your personal passions and financial priorities...there is an entire chapter entitled "What is Important to You" that includes a questionnaire for each basic area of your life. By taking some time and answering this questionnaire in full, honest detail you can determine exactly what is most important to you (not to your friends, not to society) at this time in your life. Once you know what is important to you, you can better decide how to spend your money.
The authors of LTSL know that the first step to being savvy is being organized. You will be aided in organizing your closet and pantry and will be given practical tips on setting up systems so you know what you have at all times. How to set up a bill paying system, checking account management system and manage credit card debt are all covered and of course, it wouldn't be a book on savvyness if it didn't include that little well-known concept of "pay yourself first" (retirement funds and savings accounts ladies!). And if you just really do want more information on how to grow your hedge fund, well, that's not actually covered by the authors but they tell you where to find sources that do cover such in-depth subjects in the "Favorite Resources" section! --Bobbie Michelle Harman, of Euro Chic http://eurochic.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/living-the-savvy-life/
Living the Savvy Life advocates spending on the things that are important to you and saving on the things that are not as important, rather than simply cutting back everywhere.
Living the Savvy Life recognizes that personal financial management involves balancing all the different aspects of your life and provides concrete, easy-to-implement advice for how to improve your overall financial health.
Living the Savvy Life provides habits and routines that are easy to start, easy to maintain and make managing your finances effortless.
Living the Savvy Life helps you design your own savvy life based on the philosophy of saving on the things that are not as important to you so you can afford to spend on the things that are important to you.
Informative and entertaining. This books gives many tips to improve lifestyle and finances.Published 2 months ago by medvlit
I really like the concept of living savvy. The road to financial solvency is based on a very simple rule: spend less than you make. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Phenomari
Reading this actually made me excited to start budgeting. Great, helpful book!Published 3 months ago by Gina sturdy
This bordered on the edge of a 5 star review. It discusses the topic of spending as a personal decision and what can affect those decisions from keeping up with the Jones' to peer... Read morePublished 4 months ago by LadyLocust
There are some good tips in the book. Just a bit too much product placement in the book for my taste, and I skimmed through much of the stories. Read morePublished 10 months ago by KristieB
Great book and a great resource with some great suggestions including organizing, budgeting, and cleaning . All great strategies toward a stress free life.Published 11 months ago by Hard working RN