My grandmother never had a lot of money, but she always had enough to take food on the table and pay all the bills on time.
Here are some things I learned from him. Not all of them have money, but they all come from the everyday life of hard work, saving and keeping the wolf out of the door.
Save the rainy day
We have an emergency fund. Unexpected things happen. My grandmother can not go to the bank for an emergency loan or overdraft. There is always something that 'embraces' in the food cabinet and the money box. Every month the most important things are our savings and we pay the rent. mortgage. The rest of the luxury. There is always a new way to spend money, but the secret deals with things that are around us or that do not cost you a lot. "Love" in the sense that you have nothing you need. Cook at home, use residues, never throw food away, learn basic recipes that are inexpensive for preparing and charging as well as nourishing. Do not waste money on anything unnecessary. "Take care of pennies, and the pounds are caring for themselves."
Small releases that you might think add and differentiate within the budget or pull it out of the water! "The saved penny is a gained money."
"Do not Go Throw Your Money"
Do not think we're millionaires and spend as if we were! Do not "live with luxury" that we can not afford. Otherwise we will never be millionaires!
"Not what you spend, but what you do not spend"
Cash income is not rich, it feels rich … for a while. That's all you do not spend!
"While You're Looking For No Spending"
Keep yourself busy and have less time to spend on things in the store, eating, etc. Double has a positive impact on finances. Many of the partners who do not work are not so concerned about losing income, but the extra costs they have so much spare time in their hands! "Never Never Do Things Never" Always "
In other words, do not buy things you can not afford to pay in cash Do not ever accept anything but a mortgage
" You pay everything in cash , cheaper! "
" You must look for support "
Nothing is free and free loading is not allowed This is unfair to the others" Everyone has to do their job "
Everyone in the family needs to do as much as he can around the house or a little extra income on the table adds to the family savings account every month
"It's not like a free lunch "
Do not expect anything for free in this life, you must work for it."
"Rome was not built in a single day." you will not get rich soon enough, but if you are cautious, you can slowly get rich.
"If you have will, there is a way"
If you really want to achieve something, find your way. whatever the obstacle.
"If you do not first try, try it again."
Do not give up, even if you fail to start some times. If you continue your quest, you can finally succeed.
"If something is worth doing, then it's worth doing well."
Do not waste your time "half-hearted
" Do not do things half. "
If you want to do something, give it everything! There is a time and place for everything. "
It's crucial to make the right things at the right time, which includes the order of importance and focus of one thing at a time." The mile is so good, more than a mile away. "
If you're a little unsuccessful, you still have not succeeded, make sure you work with success as you work as long as possible and never give up!" Neither a borrower nor a creditor. "This is actually derived from the" Hamlet, "which my grandmother probably never read, but this quote was very useful to her generation," she says, "borrowing her money and losing her friend."  Lending money to other people is struggling. It is better to help them find a job or give them good, sound financial advice. If the loan is too easy to go, your friend may later be in the same or greater difficulty and will never regain your money, which saves the friendship forever.
your eggs into a basket. "
This is the old philosophy of self-help to move forward in life.
As far as I know, this is my grandma's own invention. Do not wait for other people to get rid of your own making. "Beware of the Greeks wearing the gifts." (19459005)
My grandmother used this term when she told me what it was like Good things resembled when it grew during and after World War I. Hard Times! "For my grandmother, this was a simple joy in life, such as the family rounding up a few hours, playing cards or playing play y. "play, walk in the park … nothing counts of anything. There are no ghoully cars or expensive jewels for her! Sometimes he gets spoiled and takes ice cream.
I'm sure there are more talk and common sense statements that our grandmothers have taught. Please feel free to send us yours and add them to the article and give you credit.