Frugal For Life has a good post encouraging people to stay focused on what’s important in the quest for financial independence.
We complain because companies nickel and dime us to death, but don’t search out our own finances to find hidden expenses that are causing us to come up short. If you feel like your belt is tightened to what you can stand, you may be suprised at how much more you can handle and it may do some good.
As we live your daily lives, it’s easy to forget all the little things that can help save money. Use coupons. Drink water. Take your lunch. Turn off lights. Go to thrift stores. Develop self-discipline. These are all things we know we should do, but sometimes we forget or backslide.