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Do you watch your money better now you are older or do you say; it's time I got what I want?


I love nice things as well as anyone but I cannot stand to be in debt so I say no to many things but without feeling cheated. I like my life and enjoy what I have. How about you? Have you bitten off more than you can chew? Photo by esl.culips

 

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    Great advice Sparklea; I am the same way, if I don't have it I don't spend it. Credit is the worst thing that happened to anyone! Look at the US! lol


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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    It is much to think about sometimes but as long as we don't cheat ourselves too bad I think saving is better.

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    Sounds like you are doing great MizB and sometimes we do have to be the sensible one! lol


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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    It does seem we see many times parent handing over to ungrateful children that would have been much better off without such generous parents. I know a few!

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    Isn't that the truth; we will decide to make ourselves happy with a purchase and then not enjoy it for being sorry!

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    Yes; one good thing I guess, we grow up a bit about material things! lol

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    Well sure I will always side with the female!

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    I can't say that my mom did that well with me but I did work for quarters at the age of ten to buy her presents and have spending money and I learned from Mom and Dad to not be in debt. That one has done me so much good and I am proud of that alone.


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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    I know; it does seem impossible to get any money ahead at times; which we all should do in case of emergency if nothing more. I wish I had gotten more into investing but today they seems a scary thing to do.

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    I know it is but I hope you will enjoy while you can! No use saving it for Uncle Sam!

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    65 is best time to purchase insurance for you can get it without health questions very low & it is a very small window of time is why I mention it in case you don't know of it. Mom got hers for $100 a month that paid everything Medicare didn't!


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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    That's good; I think that is what I do too.

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    Jackie Lynnley 18 months ago

    I don't break over too often but I want it to be worth it when I do!