Sometimes the best thing you can do for your budget is nothing

first_imgIt’s tax season, which means a lot of people are already planning to spend the refund they’re putting off filing. When that check finally comes in, here’s a great idea on what to do with it: nothing.As personal finance site Mortimer’s Money Machines explains, while there are a lot of ways to take action to improve your budget, one of the most tricks is doing nothing at all. Bored of your current car and want something new? Do nothing. See your investments drop for a couple days? Do nothing. Just get a raise (or a tax return) and you’re wondering what the best way to spend it is? Have you tried doing nothing?How many times in your life have you reached a new milestone, earned a pay raise, promotion, or bonus, and heard someone say, “So, what are you going to do to celebrate?” Usually the implication is that now at long last you can buy some great thing you’ve been yearning for all the while you toiled away for your new income… continue reading » 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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