13 People Share What They Think About People Who Spend Without Worry

I came across a person on one of the social media platforms who was having an issue with his frugal lifestyle. He said they (his wife and him) earned decent wages and put away $3300 monthly. However, they felt as if they were missing out too much since most of their friends in the same earning bracket also had all the latest toys and electronics this couple desired.

They drove old cars and did not buy the latest gadgets. He said that he was concerned that if they stopped their lifestyle, they may struggle in the future as they were planning on having a child – which would turn their household into a single-income household for some time. He wanted to know what other people thought about people who spent money without worry.

Keep Saving and Investing

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One retiree urged the man to keep saving and investing. He said that he knows how his non-frugal friends are struggling after retirement because they did not save money when they were younger.

Stop Comparing Yourself With Other

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Another person urges people to stop comparing themselves with others because we all live under very different dynamics. What is valuable to one person may not be valuable to the other. 


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Another said that living a frugal lifestyle was all about prioritizing. Save for tomorrow while living for today. Do not deny yourself treats because you are saving too much. It will seem like a punishment.

Find Balance in Life

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One person says that when we are 80 with 4 million dollars in the bank without memories, we will not see much value in the money. They urge us to create memories when we can.

Do Not Be Trapped in a Consumerist Lifestyle

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According to another social media user, chances are that we get stressed out for having what we have now and keep stressing about the future because we are not certain how things will be. He urges people to look for simple ways of having fun without having to spend a fortune – like picnics, going to the beach, or playing soccer.

Choose Your Battles

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Buy whatever you feel you are missing out. People will try to pressure you to buy things that make you look ‘cool.’ Spend money on what works for you. You do not need to buy a Tesla just because your friends have one. Make your own plans, and do not worry about how other people spend their money.

Weigh Cost vs. Value

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One person urges us to be deliberate on how we spend our money by figuring out how it will improve our quality of life, the kind of memories we will make, and whether it will deepen our relationships. 

Life Is for the Living

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There is no end to what we spend money on as long as we live, as one person notes. We spend money on health, stuff, pets, kids, ourselves, sports, and other things as we try to make life worth living. Strike a balance; save and invest, but do not forget to live a little

Money Insecurity Is Real

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If you grew up poor, you will always have a lingering feeling that something may happen that would take away all you have earned. This haunts you and stays with you no matter how much money you make or save.

It Is Not Late To Start Saving

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Many people worry that they are too old to start saving. One person says there is never a better time to start saving than today. Start now. Start where you are. And you might accomplish your goals before retirement.

Going Into Retirement With Nothing Is Not Comfortable

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One person says that his friends never saved anything, and now they are forced to rent homes in their 60s. If they had saved money as this friend did, they would be living better and more comfortable lives in their old age.

Do Not Reduce to a Single Income

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Unless it is inevitable, one person urges us not to reduce to a single-income household. We can hire nannies and do whatever needs to be done to ensure we keep earning two incomes to save money faster and accomplish our goals faster.

Debt Is a Huge Drag

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One person says lavish spending without a proportionate income will lead to debts. And with the economy going downhill, this can be a stressful thing. Shop less and find hobbies that will not eat much into your savings.

People Who Grew Up Poor Share The 20 Ultimate “Poor” People Hacks

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Life’s thrown us a curveball, and our bank accounts might be staging a rebellion, but fear not! We’ve got something up our sleeves- a treasure trove of tips and tricks that will have you grinning ear to ear as you outsmart the very concept of scarcity. Being broke? It’s not a limitation; it’s a canvas for creativity!

People Who Grew up Poor Share the 20 Ultimate “Poor” People Hacks

20 Of The Worst Mistakes You Can Make In Your Life

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Life is like a roller coaster- it’s filled with exhilarating highs, nerve-wracking lows, and unexpected twists that can leave us hanging upside down. We all make mistakes along the way, right? Because at the end of the day, we are only human!

20 Of The Worst Mistakes You Can Make in Your Life 

15 Tips For Frugal Living On A Tight Budget

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If you are looking for tips for frugal living on a tight budget, this post is for you. 

Being on a tight budget means looking for even the slightest opportunity to save money. It could be saving to clear your loans, for a bigger purchase, or even for early retirement. 

15 Tips for Frugal Living on a Tight Budget 

12 Frugal Hacks That Make All The Difference

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A Reddit user who started the frugal journey with his wife a couple of years ago wanted to know the frugal hacks people had that made all the difference.

According to the OP, shopping grocery sales every week and planning their meals helped cut their bill from $250 to $100 per week. Other users shared their stories about frugal hacks they had that made some difference in their lives. Here are some of the best ones.

12 Frugal Hacks That Make All The Difference

14 Frugal Living Tips To Learn From Warren Buffett

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Legendary investor Warren Buffett is one of the wealthiest people in the world and, for a time, was the wealthiest. It might surprise you, then, to learn that Buffett is a proponent and practitioner of frugal living and always has been.

14 Frugal Living Tips To Learn From Warren Buffett 

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