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What NOT To Skimp On

Save and invest.  Save and invest.  Isn’t that all you hear when it comes to planning your financial life?

An online article by an individual who refers to himself as “the Financial Samurai” makes a more balanced case regarding how you deploy your money.  Yes, you should be capable of deferring gratification and have a healthy savings rate during your accumulation years.  But there are a few items that are well worth investing in: your comfort, well-being and certain aspects of your lifestyle.  Some of these items might be considered luxuries by people who are perhaps overly frugal.

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Putting Off Fun is a Bad Idea

If you’re like most people, you carefully put off doing something fun—like taking a trip or treating yourself—until you finished your work.  Of course, for most people, the work never ends, and the fun gets put off over and over and over again.

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