What You Want vs. What You Need

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How can I cut down impulse shopping?

What You Want vs. What You Need

A lot of times we get ourselves into debt by thinking that what we want is what we need. The only things in life we need is food, clothing, and shelter. Everything else is in the want category. After you evaluate your expenditures and you find that you are living above your means, see what wants you can eliminate. This doesn't have to be painful, just smart.

   

Comments

12/9/2008 8:01:56 PM
Lindsey said:

My father in law taught me this: If you don't need it, it's not a sale. That helps me a lot when I think of picking up random things at the store and keeps my want list very short and much less damaging!




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