The Best Things I Spent Money On In 2017 (& The Worst)

The best things I spent money on in 2017... and the worst! And the lessons I learned from it.

Though I’d consider myself quite frugal overall, I also don’t shy away from splashing the cash if I feel the product or service will improve my life in some way. After all, what’s the point in earning money if you’re not going to enjoy it or let it enrich your experiences? But, let’s be honest, some things are better investments than others. Here are the best things I spent money on in 2017, and the worst, and the surprising thing I learned along the way. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Live A Full Life On An Empty Wallet

How live a full life on an empty wallet | Budget | budgeting | finances | tight budget | strict budget | simple pleasures

Whether you’ve debts to pay or a big savings goal to reach, being on a strict budget means making sacrifices. But that’s hard when it seems like all your friends are going out without you and splashing the cash. Meanwhile, you’re turning down invitations and opportunities because your budget just won’t stretch that far. You can’t even remember the last time you treated yourself to something nice. But before you go throwing in the towel and splurging what little you have left to try cheer yourself up (and then ending up feeling worse), there is a way to live a… Onwards! ->

12 Ways to Stop Making Impulse Purchases For Good

12 ways to stop impulse purchases for good. Sick of impulsive buys? Here's how to curb your spending so you can save money and have a less cluttered home

If you’re wasting money on things you don’t really want or need, or wondering where all your wages went this week, you may be falling fowl of impulse purchases. They’re tricky beasts that leave your home cluttered, your wallet empty, and your brain going into full-on buyer’s remorse mode. To take control of your spending, save money, and stop you wondering why on earth you bought yet another novelty item, you’ll find 12 helpful hints below to curb your impulsive buys once and for all. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->