Align yourself with those who care
You can choose to surround yourself with people that influence your financial decisions in a positive way. The “save money, live frugally” learning and osmosis will occur. You will see the light and start thinking about a frugal, yet rewarding lifestyle. Do you want to work forever, or retire early?
So, how do you align yourself with people who care about saving money? Follow people on Twitter #FinTwit like:
- @beASaveaholic -will teach you how to save money.
- @MarketWatch – News, personal finance & commentary.
@CNBC – They are self-proclaimed as being, “First in business worldwide.”)Follow those on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook who align with your goals. Now you will be on the path of being like-minded!
Friends who like to spend If your best friend has a lot of credit card debt, and likes to eat out at expensive restaurants, you will most likely have to spend a lot as well as during social events. Unless you order water and a small cup of soup – and ask for separate checks – you will probably spend more than you would like.
Fantastic money influences At times, I’ve listened to the ‘saving money’ guru’s in the industry: Chris Hogan (Author), Clark Howard (Radio and TV Personality, Author), Suzie Orman (TV Personality, Author), Dave Ramsey (Radio Personality, Author), and new comer, Anthony ONeal (Author). When they talk about money, they each have their own style and perspective.
Each Radio Show Host, TV Personality, and Author have influenced my financial decisions in a positive way. Listeners who call and explain how they (1) save money, (2) pay off debt, and (3) live frugally, influence me by supporting my beliefs. Moreover, I thrive on learning from others and learning how to continue to be a better person financially.
Great books to learn about spending wisely, getting out of debt:
If you have a money question or experience you want to share, please (1) email me at email@example.com, (2) add a comment below, or (3) Tweet me @beAsaveaholic ~ and I will be sure to get back to you. Trust that you’ll figure out how *not* to spend as your friends or family go heavily into debt or spend too much. Keep going.
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