We live in a disposable society.
We buy things, use them and then
throw them away.
Our landfills continue to grow, despite no one wanting garbage in
their own back yard.
Meanwhile, debt is also growing. People continue to spend
money they donít have on things they donít need.
We need to come back to reality. We need to focus on growth
in our bank accounts, not on growth in the landfills and growth in
So whatís the solution?
How can people grow their savings, while shrinking their garbage
and depleting their debt?
Love is the answer.
We need to learn to appreciate what we already have. We need
to love what we have.
If you love what you have, you donít feel the need for
more. If you love what you have, you can easily say no when
youíre bombarded with thousands of marketing messages to buy each day. If you love
what you have, youíre not going to throw something out once it
gets a little used.
People who love what they have are happy. They see the
beauty in what theyíve got. When they buy new stuff, they
are very selective--because it has to be something they can
love. People who love what they have perform proper
maintenance, and ensure they get the most out of their purchases.
youíre looking for ways to reduce the money you spend this year,
spend some time admiring what you already have. Love your
possessions. Maintain them so they last longer.
Disposable items are always more
costly in the long run. Loving what you have costs nothing,
but can save you lots of money. It can also save you
time. You wonít need to run out and get something new just
because you have money in your pocket. Why would you want
something new? Save time and money by loving what you
Is it any wonder that the average "millionaire next
door" has a car thatís eight years old? People that
are rich love what they have. They know the value of
quality, and they know the value of getting the most out of their
Do you spend time dreaming of a new car, or loving the car
youíve got? Do you spend time dreaming of new furniture, a
new house or new clothes? Or do you spend some quality time
loving the furniture, house and clothes youíve already been
Whatís going to save you money and make you happier?
Loving what you have, or dreaming of what you donít have?
Save your money, your time and your environment this year:
love what you have.
James Allan is an inspiring writer who wants you to achieve
success in the twenty-first century. His first book, Street
Hockey Millionaire has received international acclaim, and his
Score Your Financial Goals home study course is helping people
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