Frugality is a sacrifice I make as I pursue life goals.
My mind is constantly focused on my goals. I set targets for myself and make the necessary adjustments in life to ensure I hit them. Being frugal allows me to take action today for a more fulfilling tomorrow.
When I go out with friends, I am careful to spend wisely. Extra expenditures can make my financial goals more of a challenge.
Although the temptation is great to enjoy each moment to the fullest, I set a financial cap. My economical choices save me from having regrets later on. I am content with enjoying just enough of life to keep me going through challenging times.
I find creative ways to have memorable experiences on a budget. Most of my best memories come from the company I share them with instead of the money I spend.
When I achieve a new life goal, I reward myself with a splurge, whether that be an experience or small financial splurge. Incentivizing my successes helps me to wait patiently until I achieve them to celebrate with grandeur.
I avoid feeling like I have less than others when I see how much they spend on themselves. My focus is on having a long life of comfort and sufficiency.
Today, I avoid allowing the material desires of today to cloud my judgment. I am focused on building a sound financial future. I am committed to achieving my goal through sacrifice along the way.
1. What types of entertainment can I enjoy without breaking the bank?
2. What are some of the rewards I can give myself when I achieve important goals?
3. How do I determine when a situation calls for frugality?