We live in a definite “me” driven era…
And perhaps part of this phenomenon is rampant consumerism, which always promotes the idea and notion that the individual is entitled to whatever consumer goods and services they supposedly are entitled to.
Do I need all that expensive electronics gadgetry? Can I really afford all that expensive electronics gadgetry?
If I am into all that expensive organic foods (i.e. free range, grass fed, whole foods) can I really afford it?
These are questions one must ask.
What is your monthly budget?
What can you really afford without having to break the bank?
Myself, I’ve been a big spender in the past. I’ve been into all sorts of interests, hobbies and passions that have cost me quite a bit of money, financially speaking.
Nowadays, saving and investing is a passion. Helping to let your investments make money for you passively.
Along with living a more frugal lifestyle and getting by on less, it is essential for everyone to save their money and let your money work for you for a good retirement.
Don the cap of the frugal master, then all else will fall into place.