Saving Money Can Be Social

book clubWhy do many people opt to spend rather than save money? Because saving isn’t fun. It’s not as much fun as going to the movies, or out to eat, or to an amusement park. And why is that? Because many of the things we do for entertainment are social. They get us out amongst other people, give us a chance to connect and relax, and hang out with people we like. Sure, they offer other things, but socializing is at the root of many of our entertainment choices. Saving, on the other hand, is perceived as solitary, dull, boring and too much like work. With a rap like that, it’s no wonder we often opt to do anything other than save money.

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3 Responses to Saving Money Can Be Social

  1. Jennifer — I enjoyed this article quite a bit. You have captured several great ways to make the pursuit of savings a lot more enjoyable!


  2. Sharman says:

    What an excellent article and super ideas. You are absolutely correct, creating debt and money is social. Thank you for helping people identify that issue and come up with realistic and fun solutions.

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