Know Thine Spending Enemy
It Is Us
Are you spending your money on purpose, or by accident and habit?
Ultimately, your current financial situation is the sum result of the many money decisions you make every day of your life. If you make more good decisions than bad, you’ll be financially comfortable. Too many bad decisions, and you struggle.
The truth is, dumb spending doesn’t stem from lack of knowledge—not knowing you could get a better price on a box of tissues or tires for your car. It’s born of consumer behavior. These behaviors are repeated over and over again in every spending decision.
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