Making those "small savings" changes- how do you assess them?
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September 4,2019 at 1:16PM UTC
We all know how important it is to save, both for the long and short term. I'm wondering how you assess those moves you make to save money.
For example, if you quit your $4 latte habit and are now able to save an extra $20/week, for how long do you consider it a "savings" before it just becomes "your new normal"?
How do you (if at all) alter your savings plans after engaging in a new savings habit for a year?
Also, do you keep track of how your new savings habits affect other aspects of your life- for ex, that $4 latte is 300 calories that you are no longer consuming? Or the 5 disposable cups a week that are no longer part of your environmental footprint?
Note: I'm using the $4 latte as an example, in spite of the recent articles arguing that you don't have to give up your lattes to save money. It's just an example- feel free to share your own!
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