The good thing is that although we are not doing a very good job of documenting it, we ARE doing a good job of CRUSHING IT!
We have spent the last few months doing a lot of really awesome stuff towards improving our lives, and striving towards financial independence as always. However, in the process we seem to have gone through the entire summer feeling as though all we have done is work.
The problem with gouging your customers, is that you leave them begrudgingly paying for your service until a competitor comes along, and then they will HAPPILY move to your competitor, even if the price is the same. Luckily for us, the market for unlimited data in cell-phone companies just took a giant leap forward.
Wow! An expensive month. Truth be told, we are a little embarrassed by it. It feels like we have fallen into that trap of the less time we have, the more we spend.
"I love teaching and changing people's lives, it just doesn't pay enough, which means I work more and don't spend time with the kids, and don't have time to workout... I like the idea of having the freedom to make my own schedule and not have to be stressed to find time to do a simple thing like do the laundry".
Yep… That’s our HUGE 32” TV with our FREE Apple TV hand-me-down sitting next to it, on the piece of furniture that Kristen haggled down an additional 20% from the salesman by saying “come on… look at this thing, no one else is going to come buy this thing… its hideous” If you can’t tell, we care a lot about our appearance and TV’s in this household…
For those interested I will explain what the mechanism of a "disorder" looks like when someone cannot take responsibility for their lives. (including financial) So, yes... I'm "diagnosing" some of what I see and hear in terms of people's "disordered" finances.