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I like spending money.
There is something therapeutic about doing a little bit of random shopping. It is even better when you actually find that perfect outfit.
Shopping is a great way to get away from your life for a few minutes. It is just you and racks of clothing.
Here is my problem though.
As much fun as shopping it, the spending high really doesn’t last. It is just a way to give myself temporary pleasure.
Later as I’m going through the receipts, I always seem to have spending regret.
It is easy to get carried away in the moment and spend money you don’t have on items you don’t really need.
Please tell me that I’m not the only one that falls into this trap occasionally?
It isn’t just shopping that trips me up occasionally.
There are so many little spending leaks in my budget. At times I wonder why I even bother to budget when I know that some months it just isn’t going to happen.
However, I keep on trying. I really want my budget to be more than just a piece of paper that I occasionally reference to make myself feel good about my personal financial skills.
A few weeks ago I sat down and looked through my recent budgets and started writing down all of my problem areas.
I wasn’t particularly happy with what I found.
I know what I should be doing, but lately, I’ve slacked and haven’t been as diligent as I should.
I do my best work when I’m trying to solve a problem. You guys are going to laugh, but I put together a class on how to find and eliminate spending leaks in your budget.
I decided if it was something that would help me, it would help you guys too.
I’m actually really proud of myself. I went out on a limb and pushed my fear and feelings of failure to the side and am now offering my first online class.
How to Find & Eliminate Spending Leaks In Your Budget is a basic class that will help you cut your spending.
It is really that simple.
I firmly believe that the answer to virtually any personal financial problem begins with your spending habits.
- Virtually everyone has spending leaks. Most of us have lots of them.
- Virtually everyone has his or her problem budget areas that need to be addressed and controlled.
- Virtually everyone needs to reassess their wants and needs.
- Virtually everyone can save a little bit of extra money with minimal effort.
How to Find & Eliminate Spending Leaks In Your Budget isn’t an earth-shattering class. It is a return to the basic class.
If you choose to take the class, you’ll need to commit yourself to making changes if you want to be successful. This isn’t a class you can review and expect to become a finance expert.
You’ll need to plan on doing the homework and putting in the time to make changes happen in your life.
If any of these statements apply to you then this class is for you:
- Are you ready to eliminate the spending leaks in your life?
- Are you ready to change your spending patterns?
- Are you ready to learn to say no?
- Are you ready to sacrifice now so you can enjoy life later?
- Are you ready to be the adult you should have been for the last 5, 10 or even 15 years?
I know, this list seems a bit daunting, but honestly, it isn’t as hard as you think to make changes, you just need a path to follow. I will give you that path.
Right now, I’m offering this class in beta testing mode for $9. If you do even a small portion of the changes I teach in this class you’ll save more than you spend on this class the first time you go shopping.
I know that many of my readers are completely overwhelmed with their financial situation. So many of you who contact me are struggling to make ends meet and don’t know how to dig yourself out of your debt.
I felt the exact same way when Aaron and I tabulated our debt and realized we had $446,000 in debt.
It was a defining moment for us and I’m so glad that we made the decision to suck it up and change our trajectory.
I know that being in debt can be completely overwhelming. I also know that getting out of debt begins with taking the first step.
For us, our first step was to cut our spending. Once we learned to control our spending the rest came gradually.
Make a commitment to yourself to take that first step. I promise you won’t be disappointed.
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