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  •  No, I don't think you understand what I mean (1+ / 0-)
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    Say you have $100 and you know you need $20 for electricity, $20 for water, and $40 for rent (arbitrary numbers). You can set aside each amount separately in different envelopes or something similar without having to do any math. You just count each thing out.

    Then  what you have left is what you have for other things, without having to do any written or mental subtraction.

    I know people who can't do much in the way of math, but can handle their money by counting each thing out. It works for them.

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    by splashy on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 01:29:27 AM PDT

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