Are you guilty of wasting money on frivolous expenses? For example, I wasted money daily on overpriced coffee when I worked outside the home. After tipping, those things can become a $10-a-day habit quickly.
“The next generation of phones/tablets/etc. every time one comes out. We are well past generational step changes and well into incremental progress. So you can hold off on the newest generation; you're not missing much,” one user shared.
“Weddings. There is zero point in spending money on one day for tradition or because Auntie Margaret is pressuring you. Instead, spend your money on the things that matter to you and will be memorable. Nobody will remember your napkins and centerpieces,” one user said.
One user shared, “Cigarettes kill you, yet I cannot stop.” Another person agreed, “That's right. Anything that's addictive.” “I was able to stop smoking using nicotine gum. But ten years later, I'm still addicted to it.”
Someone nominated, “Giving money to influencers. Many people seem to fall into the trap of thinking influencers are their friends or will notice them. They buy them coffee or “donate” to things they can afford. It's sad.”