Hey everyone. After my whale of a post yesterday, I have a shorter one today about cutting or keeping certain expenses in your life.
I'm always talking about how I want my student loans gone as quickly as possible. So that's probably why I often get asked why I don't cut more expenses out, since there is obviously more room for things to be eliminated.
We have cut a lot out of our lives, mainly by calling and asking companies to lower our bills and give us discounts. And there are certain things that we have cut, such as our gym membership (we never went so we couldn't justify the cost). We also lowered our food spending. It's still not exactly where we want it, but we are doing much better.
However, there is a long list of things that I willingly pay for (as described below). I don't plan on eliminating any of them, as they help me enjoy life (yes I enjoy watching my favorite TV shows).
According to what I could be saving below, the amount that I could be saving is not a big enough reason for me to eliminate all of them. [Read more…]