Because we live in a society that dictates that you cannot
get quality from Dollar Stores.
Ask any right self-proclaimed yuppie if he shops his
eyeglasses at the Dollar Tree and he will outright laugh in your face.
Thing is reading glasses are a bit problematic since you don’t
wear them all the time.
You only wear them when you read and if you don’t have an
existing eye problem such as I have by having been near sighted all my life, then
you take these off and on, leaving more room for breakage and loss.
If you lose a pair of glasses that are $125 you might find that a bit disheartening, however if you lose a pair worth $1.25, then it makes it a bit more tolerable.
I figured I would do this blog entry to let you know what I am currently making other than my regular salary.
And most would ask, why do you want to work more than your normal salaries if you have decent jobs etc…
Well here is my explanation for this.
As you all know, we are on a 10 year journey to becoming financial free. And although the jobs we work would probably get us there and we have paid off all our revolving debt.
It would most likely take a bit more than 10 years to do.
Here is why…. We started this much too late in life.
Now I know many of you will understand this.
Now I won’t say that we were all bad. Most decisions were made because we were living on one income for a family of four, however, there are some instances that we could maybe have done better with our cash if we had had better knowledge on the subject instead of doing like everyone else we knew and just hoping for the best. Or hoping to win the lottery.
Saving money makes me feel good. The reason… Because it’s money I put back in my pocket.
Last month I decided to get back on the saving money train.
Part of that meant letting go of things I deemed no longer profitable.
Part of it was my love/hate relationship with YouTube. But mostly I wanted to put more energy where it would benefit us as a couple who want to stop working in the years that are soon approaching and that would involve maximizing our money. Click here to continue reading….