Earlier this month, I came across the article It’s my money and I’ll spend it how I want to. As soon as I was done reading it, I knew I had to do a follow up to it.
I'm in agreement with the author – I don't care what others spend their money on, and I wish others didn't care about what I spend my money on.
As long as you can afford whatever you are buying (I'm assuming you don't have $200,000 in credit card debt and are not still buying useless garbage – but, wait, is that judging right there? Yes, I guess I just judged), who cares (as long as it's not illegal of course)?
People are usually rather quick to judge another person. I'm not going to lie – I have judged others too quickly and have regretted it many times in the past. Also, as a personal finance blogger, I have seen a lot of financial mistakes and sometimes it's hard not to judge. Sometimes the answer is so clearly there but how do you tell a person? [Read more…]