What Temperature Is Your Money Thermostat?

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Money Quizzes & Trivia

The rate at which money comes into our lives is dependent on the "money thermostat" in our subconscious mind. Discover your thermostat settings! Click START to take the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How often do you ask yourself - "How long til pay day?
    • A. 

      Never ever

    • B. 

      Virtually Never

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Often

    • E. 

      Most of the time

  • 2. 
    When you shop for groceries,  how do you choose?
    • A. 

      I roam around and pick up whatever takes my fancy without looking at the cost.

    • B. 

      I take a list, and only buy what is on the list. I take a while to find the cheapest version of each item.

    • C. 

      I take a list, and use that as a guide,and get my favorite of each item without looking too much at prices. And I'll pick up extra stuff too.

    • D. 

      I check the specials, and take any discount coupons. I know I only have a certain amount I can spend and do my best to get as much as I can for this amount

    • E. 

      I get what I need, sometimes with a list, and often just from memory. I get mostly basics, and select on a mixture of price and quality. I get the occasional luxury item, but leave a lot on the shelf because of the prices.

  • 3. 
    How much of a problem is it for you when a gadget or appliance breaks down and you have to replace it?
    • A. 

      Not usually a big problem

    • B. 

      A nightmare

    • C. 

      Absolutely no problem at all. I get a new one straight away.

    • D. 

      Could be a bit of a nuisance. May have to wait a while before I can fix or replace.

    • E. 

      Usually no biggie, depending on the item cost.

  • 4. 
    A close friend is getting married on the other side of the world in 3 months time.  You are invited to their wedding (at your own cost).   Assuming no other limitations how easily can you afford to go?  
    • A. 

      It's a no brainer. I'm there.

    • B. 

      It's a no brainer. There's no way.

    • C. 

      It's a hassle to be asked. I would have to jump through all kinds of hoops....

    • D. 

      Yeah - pretty cool. I'll shuffle some other things around and I should be able to do it.

    • E. 

      Not super easy - but not impoossible. If I work towards it, and do some extra work for a while, I can do it.

  • 5. 
    Will you be a millionaire one day?
    • A. 

      Dunno.... maybe?

    • B. 

      Yes - at my current rate I'll get there eventually

    • C. 

      Whaaaaaatt? No way.

    • D. 

      Whew! Can't really see it at my current rate.

    • E. 

      That is soooo yesterday. I'm aiming for the big B next.

  • 6. 
    What is your current plan for funding your retirement?
    • A. 

      I'll have my mandatory fund that my employer contributes to, so it's all taken care of.

    • B. 

      I'm already financially independent - no pension in sight for me!

    • C. 

      Just the pension for me.

    • D. 

      A mixture of the pension and a bit from my retirement fund.

    • E. 

      I will be self funded. I'm building my asset base so that I'll have a comfortable amount, and won't even qualify for the pension - which is just fine.

  • 7. 
    If you were in a competition with 10 other people to double your weekly earnings in 3 months, what placing would you get?
    • A. 

      First place, because my weekly earnings are zero.

    • B. 

      First place, because I have loads of different ways to bring in money.

    • C. 

      Maybe about 5th. I reckon I'd give it a fair go.

    • D. 

      Between 8th and 10th - this is sooooo not my thing.

    • E. 

      Up around 3rd, since I think I could ramp things up a bit further than they are now.

  • 8. 
    You've just won a competion!  (a different one)  You have a choice of prizes.  Would you choose a)    the sports car b)    the lump sum c)    5 years free groceries
    • A. 

      The lump sum. Then I could pay down my debts!

    • B. 

      The lump sum. Then I'd take my friends on a holiday.

    • C. 

      The groceries. Then I wouldn't have to worry about where my next meal is coming from.

    • D. 

      The sports car - as long as it's not already in my collection.

    • E. 

      The lump sum. I could update my wardrobe and furniture.

  • 9. 
    How often do you shop at Opportunity Shops?
    • A. 

      Never heard of them.

    • B. 

      I have my favorites

    • C. 

      Rarely.

    • D. 

      Love em.

    • E. 

      Here and there.

  • 10. 
    What is your best description of having enough money?
    • A. 

      Enough to not have to worry about the bills, and take a good holiday each year.

    • B. 

      Enough for a great lifestyle, and some left over to save for the future.

    • C. 

      Enough to be comfortable and happy.

    • D. 

      Loads more than I'll ever need to spend, and plenty for philanthropy.

    • E. 

      Food on the table, and all the bills paid.