• I used to think extreme frugality would help me build wealth but it did the opposite, so I made 2 changes to my budget and now I'm saving more than ever

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

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    I have loved saving and budgeting since I was a kid. But saving eventually became an unhealthy compulsion for me.
    After years of denying myself every small pleasure, I experienced "frugality fatigue" and went on a splurging binge, even dipping into my savings.
    I realized I had to make a change to protect my future wealth, so I added fun spending and a weekly treat to my budget so I don't feel deprived.
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