Remember several years ago when you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing tips about how to manage on a budget and deal with unemployment?Â During the Great Recession, the media was full of articles about how to manage money stress, how to make a dollar stretch and how to plan the best stay-cation (was that even a word before the Great Recession?).
While I certainly don’t miss that period of time,Â I do think all those tips and tricks can still be helpful.Â I recently ran across this oldie-but-goody article I contributed to way back in 2009.Â Here was one of my tips for managing lack-of-money stress:
There are quite a few other tips in the (pretty long) article. Check out the whole thing here:
Are there any money management tips and tricks you learned during the Great Recession that you’re still using?