You are broke because you equate celebration with big spending. Whether it be landing a new job, a birthday milestone, or a graduation, it is assumed that you have to go out and celebrate; “going out” makes things seem more special and more important when that is not necessarily true.
Before leaving, eliminate as many monthly expenses as possible, including clearing small debts, canceling Hulu/Netflix, and suspending your cell phone service.
Drunk texting? We go drunk shopping! Why waste a solid buzz overcoming your fear of talking to a boy when you can, instead, overcome your fear of spending too much $$$$
She doesn’t mind getting her hands dirty.
Please be under $200. There’s no way it’s under $200. How does this happen every time? Regardless, I’ll see you next week.
Fear can often be your ally. When others are selling, this can represent an investment opportunity.
The only way to save a lot of money fast without going insane or giving up is to spend less and make more. It’s not glamorous, and it’s kind of hard but it gets the job done.
It’s not a crime to call in sick every once in a while if you’re feeling burnt out.
There’s a quote from Mike Tyson that went something like “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” That concept applies to entering the palace of altered strategy known as Target.
It doesn’t bother most of us that our clothes have gotten lighter over the years, that the fabrics are more often derived from plastic, or that they die a small death every time they go through a cycle in an industrial-strength dryer.