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Practicing Suze Orman's mantra "Live below your means, but within your needs." compels one to spend less and simplify their lifestyle. Only if you spend less than you bring in, will you be able to save the difference!
It's not always fun, but it is wise to live below your means. When you start looking at what you truly need vs. want in life, I promise you will find that you don't need the premium cable package, the designer clothes/accessories, the luxury vehicle, the latest technology, or even the daily Starbucks run. My generation especially seems to have an "entitlement" complex, which isn't reality. Be honest with yourself, find your inner peace, and it will provide for a much happier future.
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