Why I Don’t Want to Be [More] Rich

Why I Don’t Want to Be [More] Rich

While some kids grew up going on vacations to the beach, getting new cars when they turned 16 or shopping at Gap, I was not that kid.

I grew up on clearance shoes and simple contentment.

Money is great for so many things, but I don’t attach that much importance to it. 

On the world’s standards, I’m already rich — and that perspective keeps me sober about the value I put on money.

That being said, there are many reasons why I don’t want to be [more] rich. 
 

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Money, Friendships and Going Over Budget

Money, Friendships and Going Over Budget

I’m human and I go over budget sometimes. And in this instance, I found myself at a crossroads of my money, friendships and sticking to my budget.

At the end of the month, I was down to $15 because I had bought all sorts of fun stuff already this month: a flight to San Diego for September, gifts for wedding season, clothes from a cute boutique, coffee with friends and plenty of healthy groceries.

What’s spent was spent. And that doesn’t help with the immediate situation. What’s a person to do?!

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This Money Blogger's [Lack of] Self-Control

This Money Blogger's [Lack of] Self-Control

I lack self-control with a lot of things that matter.

Some things, I’m good with.

I’m good with not buying crazy expensive clothes that I never wear. I’m good with not posting all sorts of selfies on the internet. I’m good about getting rest and setting some boundaries (hello, bedtime) and knowing when I need a break. 

However, there are lots of things popping up in my life where I realize I lack self-control, discipline.

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