It turns out that the whole “mind over matter” thing also applies to money. Your ability to save money can be instantly destroyed without the right mental tricks to keep you on track. Everywhere we turn, we are encouraged to spend, so in order to combat those urges, you need to trick your own brain into withstanding that pull. Here’s how to do it.

5 Savings Tricks You Haven’t Tried Yet — Hiding money from yourself and taping a goal to your credit card are just a couple brilliant ways to trick yourself into spending less money on things you don’t need.

How to Trick Yourself Into Better Credit Card Behavior — Reckless credit card behavior is responsible for so many people’s struggles with saving money. Once you can reasonably manage that,…