Undoubtedly, you have heard of the ‘ant expenditure’ that little by little leaves you without a fortnight. It’s no surprise that 50% of Mexicans spend always sometimes on things that were not planned or out of their budget according to the National Survey of Financial Inclusion 2015, released the year Passed by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography.
Personal finance experts and the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Financial Services Users agree that this small but recurrent expenditure can exceed 10% of your income, leaving you out. The key is to be aware of this expense quantify it consider it in the fortnightly budget and not exceed it. The fact that it is so small does not make it important says Leticia Armenta a research professor at the Monterrey School of Economics at the campus. Continue reading “How to throw away your money”