Do We Dislike Living Debt Free

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Do We Dislike Living Debt Free

  1. 1. HOME WELCOME WHAT IS EMPOWER NETWORK? VISION LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Subscribe to RSSGET MONEY CONTACT THOMAS AMAL THOMASAMAL.COMDo We Dislike Living Debt Freeby Amal | on May 23, 2012 0 Tweet Do We Dislike Living Debt Free? Go Daddy!Living debt free seems to be taboo in today’s society, I’m sure most people have gone throughups and downs financially numerous times, me included. Maybe I’m wrong but I get the feelingthat having a structured economic system based solely within a individual household is so farfrom reality that it sounds alien.My intention is not to get on a soap box and preach or down talk anyone but why is there somany people educated, non educated, residing in the city or suburbs, from variousbackgrounds refuse to straddle their finances? Yes many of us came up in unfortunatecircumstances, many didn’t, but our fate in larger percentages are more and more similar. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
  2. 2. How many scenarios have we come across with adult men living with their parent(s). Meanwhiledid you really need that shiny new Cadillac? What about those on public assistance that has allof the top name brands? Wait you’re receiving financial aid from the government which mayderive from taxes, which means I’m giving money to support you and you purchased clothing,shoes, etc from the latest overly expensive fashion star, but I’m mad cause I can’t find a pair of PostsLevi’s costing less than $30. I remember when they were $15 and lasted forever, not to mentionthey fit, they weren’t too tight (causing blood circulation problems) or made to sag (displaying Look Who’s Telling Big Brother Enough Issomeone’s unmentionables). EnoughMaybe I am getting on a soap box, but I don’t understand some of the decisions we make. Overthe last 15-20 years I’ve made numerous decisions that effected my bank account but they Is Philanthropy The End Result Of Wealth?were mainly business decisions (the entrepreneur mindset has been in me forever) and I will Only For The Wealthy..attempt to obtain success after careful consideration, with the understanding that it may notwork. But I don’t spend just to spend. What are we trying to prove? And to whom? No one Ideas Of What Not To Do In Order To Havelikes to borrow money & believe it or not the person you’re borrowing from is tired of lending it A Productive Dayto you. Online Shopping, Its Advantages And Why It’s Become So PopularIs Living Debt Free A Result Of Living Below Your Means? Ways to Obtain Money Fast With The Use Of The Internet While At HomeWalter Updegrave, Money Magazine senior editor posted on February 19, 2009 that you couldplausibly say that someone living below his means is spending less than he canactually afford to spend given what he earns. Which means he is saving some money.Someone who is living within his means, on the other hand, would be spending all he Get Started Now!earns, but no more. *EmailThe expansion of consumer credit in the United States has allowed middle class and poorAmericans to live beyond their means, masking their lack of wealth by increasing their debt. We start nowmight think that people who have “zero net worth” have nothing. But in fact, having zero networth increasingly means owning a lot (cars, televisions, even houses) – but also owing a lot. Asa result people with zero net worth, and even negative net worth, can still feel that they areliving the American dream, doing “better” than their parents did while keeping up with theJoneses. Per Michael I. Norton is an associate professor at the Harvard Business School, NewYork Times May 20, 2011 Room For Debate. Why Not Choose Debt Free?Living debt free is a choice? Good question right? Well that’s for the individual to decide. I’vebeen taught by whom I believe is the greatest man to walk the face of the earth, that if youhave one suit to keep that suit clean. Don’t purchase a vehicle or other expensive items thatyou can’t afford. I just can’t understand how in today’s time of high gas, lack of employment,increasing prices across the board, exorbitant finance charges, limited savings that a person cancontinue excessive drinking, drugs, games of chance (lottery, betting on horses, gambling) andtaking vacations to the islands. Don’t get me started on buying gifts for the numerousAmericanized holidays.Just as a person would like to loose weight, the first step is to push away from the table, stopeating so much. The same goes for wanting to become debt free, STOP SPENDING WHAT YOU converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
  3. 3. DON’T HAVE! Change your way of thinking, do you really need that $100 pair of jeans? What’swrong with accepting gently used clothing for your children that was passed down? Resalestores have nice clothes for a lot lessor price. Public transportation does wonders, so doescooking & eating the leftovers. Time to be smart and make better decisions.I had a person tell me years ago that they would rather have $20 than $100 because he wouldspend the $100 faster. How silly, I said give me the $100 any day. Put $80 away for savings andkeep the $20, simple. When I was a shortie going to McDonalds was a treat, it may ofhappened once every 3-4 months. Now people are eating out 3-4 times a week.Sit the pride at the door and let’s all do better for ourselves and our family. There are plenty ofpeople that would love to help with free financial advise. So promise that we’ll consider becomingdebt free and living below our means, I’m sure it’ll cause less headaches.Time to let the world hear your voice, give your opinion and make money while doing it. Clickhere for more info. I love saving so much money on my monthly utilities its a shame that othersaren’t taking advantage of this opportunity. If you want to know what I do, check out my sitehere. Who doesn’t love shopping? Well I feel the same way, but I take it a step further and makemoney while shopping, see how here.This entry was posted in Empower NetworkTags: debt free, living below means, savings« Previous Post Next Post » About The Author: Amal A former latchkey kid leading to being INDEPENDENT, self-reliant, DEDICATED follow er in my belief, FATHER of 3 men, HUSBAND, somew hat EDUCATED, filled w ith HOPE, GRATEFUL for life, HUNGRY for SUCCESS, alw ays w illing to give a helping hand, community facilitator, school board member, experienced in various industries, ENTREPRENEUR and a MAN STILL ON THE GRIND. Powered by Livefyre Company: Products: Support: converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
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