If you must spend..try this!

Pick your favorite place where you spend money regularly (mine is Starbucks). Start a matching gift or stock purchase program today. Dollar for dollar, put the matching funds you spend for the product you buy aside in a savings account. At the end of the year-buy shares of stock in the company if they are public, or invest it. I bought $26.64 a week at SBUX. I am now a shareholder of a major corporation. Truly invested. If you must spend, find ways to get benefit from it! Always keep your bottom line top of mind.

 

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