I take the ostrich approach to finances | BBC's Radio Solent's Alun Newman

Have you ever gone through the direct debits to work out where all your money goes?

I t’s something I tend to avoid as part of my financial ostrich strategy.

It’s not actually that hard to achieve in my world, as my wife looks after all the accounts and money distribution.

My feeling is she cherishes this role as it means there is zero accountability and everything is based on trust.

This point has been explored and goes down like a sack of spuds in the...
source: Portsmouth.co.uk

2020-01-14 12:02
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