This post is written by Lucille, a staff writer for My Broken Coin.  It’s official – I’m suffering from affluenza and regular bouts of temporary amnesia. I say this as I find myself in an ever increasing consumeristic mindset. The particular strain of affluenza I have succumbed to is aspirational. I can’t afford full blown…

When it comes to trying to save money, it can be tough to build new habits.  In fact, studies have shown that it takes about 20-30 times of doing the same behavior before a new habit is built.  However, if you can focus on just a few simple things to change, your bank account will… (1 comment)

It all started with my friend cracking a joke about my shopping addiction. “You’d rather have new shoes than children,” she said. Then she caught my eyes that were reflecting exactly the same thought and added (not laughing) “I can’t believe you’d rather have new shoes than kids.” You’ve read the title of this post… (29 comments)

5 Signs You’re a Spendaholic
This is a guest post from Andrea at So Over Debt, a single mom blogging about her journey to overcome years of overspending and a ton of financial mistakes. I’ll never forget the first time someone called me a spendaholic. I was in college and in the process of redecorating my son’s room. Every Wednesday… (15 comments)