Saving Money is Not a Sacrifice. It’s an Investment in Your Future

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One of the issues many people have trouble overcoming when trying to get their finances in order is that it requires a commitment to a lifestyle change. If your finances aren’t in order, it’s because you have been doing things that have lead to them not being in order. If you continue doing the same things that you have been doing, you are going to continue to get the same results. That means that if you aren’t willing to make the change, you’re going to have a difficult time succeeding in getting your finances where you want them.

A good analogy would be dieting. Going on a diet doesn’t work if you’re trying to get healthier. It’s a short term solut

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5 Responses to Saving Money is Not a Sacrifice. It’s an Investment in Your Future

  1. creditcardfree says:

    Well said!

  2. Minny says:

    True, just ask the Rich Man of Babylon.

  3. Kelvin Wong says:

    Great article! Delayed gratification is a must for people working towards their eventual financial success.

  4. Developer says:

    Exactly!

  5. Gailete says:

    The important thing as you start taking the baby steps towards your financial goals, don’t despise the days of small beginnings. When I first started setting aside some money to save/invest, it didn’t look like much and it wasn’t much. It was probably only around $25-30. For the most part that is about the same amount that goes into that account still. But the account is growing and my profits at this point are over 30% (with one stock at around double what I bought it at). I’d rather know that I have some savings instead of having spent such ‘minor’ amounts over the last few years and have nothing. Once you get that wheel greased, you don’t want anything to side track you. It doesn’t feel like a sacrifice at all and if more income came into the house we would be saving more.

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