Should You Spend Money On Experiences or Things?

Should You Spend Money On Experiences or Things Hello everyone and happy Friday! Today, I have a short post, but it’s a topic that has come up several times in my life over the past few months. It’s another one of my “question” posts where I really just want to hear from you and see what your opinion is. Enjoy!

Have you ever heard someone say “I wish I would have bought those $500 pair of jeans 35 years ago!

Or “I wish I would have bought those shoes 15 years ago?

Or how about even “I hope I buy ____ before I die.

Most likely not. All of those examples sounded absolutely ridiculous, right?

You can probably easily see what I think about this topic – I’m all about spending money on experiences!

However, I do understand that everyone is different and some prefer to spend money on things over experiences. Others prefer to spend money on experiences and spend hardly any money on the “things” in their life.

Below are different things you may want to think about when debating whether or not experiences or things are better for you. [Read more…]

Lower Your Bills Easily Today!

Lower Cable Bills and BillFixer Review (1)Every few months or up to a year, I call up the various companies I do business with to see if there is anything I can do to save money.

 

If you have internet, a cell phone, cable or satellite, a home phone, satellite radio, insurance, or something else, you may want to see if there is anything you can negotiate on.

In many cases, you can negotiate!

If you don’t like negotiating with others, you’re no good at it, or if you just don’t have the time, you may want to look into BillFixers.

BillFixers is a relatively new company I recently came across. BillFixers has been around for around one year and already has helped negotiate over $125,000 in savings for consumers, which comes out to an average of around $300 per person.

Some of the companies that BillFixers will try to negotiate a lower monthly payment for include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, AT&T U-Verse, DirecTV, DISH, Verizon, AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, Optimum, CenturyLink, Cox, SiriusXM, Charter, Geico, and USAA. [Read more…]

Make Money While Traveling – Yes, It’s Possible!

How To Make Money While Traveling - 7 Ways!Many of you said you were interested in becoming location independent and learning how to make money while traveling after reading my recent post Are You Interested In Traveling The World And Working At The Same Time?

Being location independent can be a great thing, but for most you do have to earn a living somehow so that you can support yourself. Many cannot just travel for months or years at a time without making any money.

Don’t worry though, there are plenty of ways for anyone to make money while traveling.

Don’t let this factor that may seem big hold you back from living your dream.

Also, while some of you may think this is just a thing of dreams, I am here to tell you that it is real! I am location independent and I know many others who are as well.

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Below are several different ways to make money while traveling. If you want to learn how to make money while traveling then continue reading below!

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Why Would A Person Choose To Live A Frugal Life?

Why Would A Person Be Interested in Frugal Living?For some reason, there is a myth about there that living a frugal life means you are living a boring life. Some even believe that if you are frugal then you are a bad parent, a bad person, and a bad friend.

If you don’t believe that, I recommend you read the comments on the next frugal living-related article on a major website such as Forbes, YahooFinance, or something similar. One thing that will be in common with most of the comments is the negativeness from many of the commenters.

I’ve even overheard conversations myself where people think I’m missing out on life because they assume that all frugal people just sit at home all day and do nothing with their lives.

That is FAR from the truth. I know many who are taking part in frugal living and I think they are some of the best :)

Sadly, many aren’t interested in frugal living because they believe the myth above.

There are many reasons to live a frugal life, though. Continue reading below to see the reasons for why many choose to take part in frugal living. [Read more…]

Frugal Things I’ve Done Recently

Frugal Things I've Done Recently - Living Frugally TipsAs you may have read recently in my post You May Be Wasting Thousands Of Dollars On These 7 Things, we are watching our spending, living frugally, and always trying to find new ways to be smarter with our money.

No matter what your income is, I always think it’s a good idea to eliminate any ways you may be being wasteful.

There’s really no need to be wasting money if you don’t even value it. Why spend money just to spend?

Below are several things I’ve done recently so that I can continue living frugally. They are all fairly small, but they all count!

I may turn this into a monthly series. I think jotting down ways to live frugally can be a great way to look back and remember past actions, plus I enjoy reading comments about how others are currently saving money! [Read more…]

10 Daily Challenges To Improve Your Life

Daily Challenges To Improve Your Life - Daily Challenge List (1)Do you feel like your life isn’t going the way you want?

Maybe you had a different plan but things don’t seem to be going that way. Maybe you just want a change because anything is better than how things are currently going.

No matter how you’re feeling, I do believe that everyone is in charge of their own destiny.

If you feel things are not going the way you want them to be, then change it! You can improve your life and how you perceive it by possibly taking part in daily challenges.

I think challenges can change the way you think because they open you up to new ideas that you may not have experienced or realized before. By making yourself “uncomfortable” or putting yourself in a position that you are not used to, you will truly learn a lot about yourself.

Below are 10 daily challenges you may want to take to improve your life. [Read more…]