8 Easy Ways to Build Better Money Habits

8 Easy Ways to Build Better Money Habits

When it comes to money, most of us are creatures of habit.

But do those habits help or hurt us? Or are they so ingrained that we can’t even tell the difference?


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Whether it’s splurging on fancy dinners when you’re in celebration mode or not reviewing your bank account until the bitter end of the month, many of us have bad habits that can wreak havoc on our budgets.

Whatever they are, one of the first steps to consider when addressing a pesky habit is to figure out the psychology behind why you do it in the first place—and what triggers the habit.

Then you can focus on retraining your brain to know how to make a change for the better.

To help get you started, watch this video with LearnVest Planner Chris Sauro, who pinpoints eight common bad money habits—and then offers science-backed tips for tackling them, to help you make progress on your money!

LearnVest Planning Services is a registered investment adviser and subsidiary of LearnVest, Inc., that provides financial plans for its clients. Information shown is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended as investment, legal or tax planning advice. Please consult a financial adviser, attorney or tax specialist for advice specific to your financial situation. Unless specifically identified as such, the people interviewed in this piece are neither clients, employees nor affiliates of LearnVest Planning Services, and the views expressed are their own. LearnVest Planning Services and any third parties listed in this message are separate and unaffiliated and are not responsible for each other’s products, services or policies.


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