Rewarding Yourself Without Breaking Your Budget

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We all feel the need to reward ourselves sometimes. Maybe we reach a tough goal such as losing fifty pounds, or we accomplish a significant milestone on the way to a larger goal, such as finishing the novel that must now be sent out to agents and publishers. Whatever the reason, rewards can give us something to strive for and keep us going when we’d rather not.

The trick is to not let all this rewarding of ourselves sink our budgets. The best way to do this is to find rewards that are motivating to you, but which are also free or inexpensive. I’ve presented some ideas below.


Yes, they can work for adults. The idea is that you put a sticker on your calendar every day tha


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5 Responses to Rewarding Yourself Without Breaking Your Budget

  1. Wowitsawonderfullife says:

    Good ideas!

  2. FaaastCash says:

    Rewarding yourself while meeting your goal is a way to pamper yourself for good work. This will definitely pep up your mood and give you extra energy to work hard. Like these above tips.

  3. Gailete says:

    When I finished my first run through with our taxes and discovered that we would get money back instead of owing, I went out for lunch and by getting the ‘value’ fries and a senior drink it was less than $5. I enjoyed the break after the grueling tax session and it didn’t break the bank.

  4. Angel says:

    These are awesome ideas! Thanks for the inspiration

  5. Connie says:

    Thank You. You advice was helpful and interesting!

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