Repeat after me: “It’s not my money that matters. It’s how I use it that determines it’s value.”
On my journey to living a simply bliss and debt free life, I’m all about keeping as much money as I can. That means not spending on anything deemed unnecessary. It’s actually how I managed to add an extra $500 to my debt a few months ago. That means if it’s not something I need for work, for Little Prince’s well-being, survival or health I’m not buying it. Of course, it varies but that’s the gist of it.
However, once in a while I get soft and I buy things that maybe I don’t need just help make life a little easier. Some things were justifiable and others, not so much. I’ve learned that trying to be cheap and spend the least money is the fastest route to spending the most money. For example, I learned that buying the cheapest pair of shoes around was the fastest way to heartache, headaches and holes in your pocket. I also found out that buying the most inexpensive skillet was a surefire way to spending even more money once the initial skillet shows wear rather quickly. Below are just a few of the the trivial and unnecessary expenses that help save money. Continue reading