How To NOT Save Money

There are so many "How To" manuals, lists, books, and articles.  I have written many myself, but today I want to write a "How To Not" list about saving money.

How To NOT Save Money

  • Take all of your spending money with you to the store
  • Fail to prepare a spending plan BEFORE the money is actually spent
  • Always pay retail price
  • Buy it as soon as you see it – always give in to impulsive decision-making
  • Always buy things brand new
  • Buy expensive items that depreciate in value (cars, boats, Ty Beanie Babies, etc)
  • Buy more items than one can possibly use "because they were cheap"
  • Eat at restaurants for at least two meals every day
  • Never ask for a better deal on insurance or have insurance policies at multiple companies

Any that you want to add?

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  1. Tanya Henderson on June 17, 2009 at 5:08 am

    Another How To Not Save Money
    Never pay cash for anything especially items you found on “sale” – say CHARGE please

  2. -joe d. on June 18, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Whether you’ve got cable or satellite TV, add all the Premium, Sports & Movie packages you can find, even though with 600 channels available chances are there’s nothing worth watching anyway.

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