November 26, 2016

No-Spending Year

Imagine going for a year without spending money on anything you would consider optional. What would happen? Michelle McGagh writing at The Guardian tried this and reports that life got simpler — after she adapted — and that she paid down her mortgage loan by 10 percent.

Michelle’s experience fits with many other stories that say that lifestyle change is partly a process of learning. The new life skills, once learned, remain valuable after the challenge is over.

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