I Can’t Afford To Save Money

I recently overheard another person saying, “I saved $100 at Kohl’s/Target/insert department store name here today.”

The statement should really be said this way:

“I saved $100 at Kohl’s by spending $200.”

Let me clearly understand this:   I saved money by spending?

If that is the case, I can’t afford to save money.

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3 Comments

  1. @michaelharrison on October 18, 2010 at 5:17 am

    I had this conversation last night with my lovely wife over a box of teeth whitening strips. Yes, we saved money. But the money we spent to save $20 bucks wasn’t in our budget. Just a thought. Thanks for sharing, Joe.



  2. Lisa Ashby on October 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    Before I got my financial life together, this was the line I used with every purchase. Somehow, saving money was justification for spending money I didn’t have. I’m so glad I’ve changed since then. 🙂



  3. Steve Stewart on October 22, 2010 at 4:26 am

    AMEN Brother! Amen!



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