Sometimes our wants and needs overlap. But deciding what I absolutely need to spend money on instead of impulse-buying has taught me how to look at things and assess how necessary they actually are in my life.
Determine the difference between what you need, and what you want.
Being broke is temporary. But staying broke is an option.
Saving money is hard, no matter what your end goal is. But it is NOT impossible!
In an effort to live as minimally and stress free as possible, I have begun focusing on quality over quantity, purging what I don’t need and only buying things when I need them, yet I still have failed sticking to a budget.
Travel is one investment that’s always worthwhile. Life is too short to keep your wanderlust on hold.
It’s important to develop good financial habits from an early age, especially if you’ve just moved out of home and have started living the millennial lifestyle.
I guess paying for your own Netflix is what ultimately classifies someone as a real adult. But there’s something about it being free and under someone else’s name that makes binge-watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer that much more appealing.
Consignment stores are your friend. Not only will consignment stores pay you for your clothes (as long as you’ve kept them in decent condition) but you can get some pretty amazing deals yourself.
Whatever country you’re in, get out. Buy that plane ticket and go. Don’t be all talk. You’ve told everyone this is what you wanted.