Tag Archives: spending

Lisa, Life with ADD, part 3 — ADD tip o the Day 405

“I’m also terrible with money. My dad had me write down every penny I spent, including cash…that was extremely difficult for me, but it did show me some major “leaks” that I’ve had to fix. Now I keep better track … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy? — ADD Tip o the Day 343

This is a follow up on the ADD or ADHD posts on spending and money problems.  Many people use shopping as a way to deal with, or to avoid dealing with, painful and unpleasant feelings.  It’s like a fix – … Continue reading

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Money Problems — ADD Tip o the Day 341

Money is a common ADD or ADHD problem.  We are impulsive, for one thing. There are a lot of strategies to help cope with this; some of them may not be appealing to you, depends on how big a problem … Continue reading

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Problems with money — ADD Tip o the Day 331

One big problem with money is not having enough, but we with ADD or ADHD also often have problems with what we do with what we have.   After all, we are impulsive.  If it’s a big enough problem for you … Continue reading

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Impulse spending —- ADD Tip o the day 256

With ADD or ADHD this can be a big problem.  How big a problem is it for you, and how much do you want to control it?  You need strategies: 1. cut up your credit cards.  You have eight good … Continue reading

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Budget and impulse buying — ADD Tip o the day 255

I was asked to comment on budget and impulse buying.   I might not be the best person for this, but – will offer a few thoughts: We were never able to keep a budget and spent a lot of … Continue reading

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