1. Don't own a smart phone.
2. Don't have a car payment.
3. Don't smoke cigarettes.
4. Don't play the lottery.
5. Purchase my Financial E-Course.
6. Live Cheaply
7. Be Positive about Your Money.
8. Financial Course.
9. Decide what is important to you.
10. Simplify Your Christmas Shopping.
In the last couple months, me and the boyfriend have gotten very serious about saving money, and doing our budgets. So, my genius boyfriend came up with an idea of what we should do with our change. We both have piggy banks (he has a Perry the Platypus one, and I have an adorable pig that I got in an arcade in China), and whenever we have change, we put it in our piggy banks. We have gotten GOOD at this! We can spot a penny on the ground from 3 feet away now! Whenever we see change laying on the ground, we scream "DATE NIGHT!" at the top of our lungs, then run and grab the change (yes, even if it's only a penny)! It is a blast! Then, twice a month, we dump all our change out, roll it ourselves (those machines that roll it for you take a percent of all the money you put in! I don't want to give any of my money away!), and with the money, go out on a date!
It is really cool, because we are so focused on saving all our money, that we don't have a lot left over for stuff like dates. Saving all your money and rarely spending any of it can be hard (kind of like going on a strict diet and not eating a single unhealthy thing; eventually you will break down and go crazy eating cake!), so it is so incredible to be able to go out twice a month, have a great date, and not feel like we never get to do anything because
we're being extra cautious about money!
*Tip; You can get the change rolls at the bank, for free!*
We have went on a couple of these date nights now, and we usually have a little over $20 to go out to eat, and to the dollar theater!
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