60 Simple Rules of Personal Finance - The Simple Dollar
For more expensive items simply choose to wait 30 days after your first serious impulse before buying the expensive item, provided that it’s not an essential or emergency need.
Use that time to do a little research and make sure you actually want or will use the item, and also give it time to just sit there and see if the desire dies down. You’ll find that, more often than not, you won’t want the item after thirty days.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Your net worth is more important than how much money you make. It’s amazing how many people don’t realize this simple truth. All that matters is how much you save out of your salary.
Pay yourself first is such simple advice, but so few people do this.
The best investment decision you can make is setting a high savings rate because it gives you a huge margin of safety in life.
The only way to get ahead financially is to stay behind your own earnings power.
You don't have to sacrifice all of your free time to start a side hustle, use the time you’re comfortable with and make a little bit of progress every day.
Get to working on improving your finances today, not tomorrow. Reading the steps and thinking you’re capable of doing it but postponing it is just an excuse, an unprofitable one.
Talking about your financial goals, and scheduling time once a month to go over your finances together can prevent money from affecting your relationship.