When we go out with friends and family, the question of how to split the bill often comes up. But what do you do when someone habitually avoids paying the bill?
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When it comes to frugal living, many people try to avoid spending any money at all. Frugal living requires planning, and for many that means planning how to cut as much spending as possible from the budget. But is it always a bad thing to spend money?
You may not realize it, but your spending says a lot about you. Take a look at your spending. Do you think accurately reflects who you are?
My husband sometimes accuses me of hating to spend money. This is false. I just hate spending money on certain things. The disagreement comes in because my husband and I value different things.
It seems counterintuitive to think that spending money could result in savings – or even an increase in funds. However, spending smarter can be an advantage.
It’s better, though, if you don’t worry about keeping up with the Joneses. You, and your wallet, will both much happier if you stop worrying about what your neighbors have.