How to Simplify Your Finances: Saving
When I was aggressively paying down $50,000 of student loans, I was a budget devotee. I tracked my spending, made a meticulous list of my expenses, and constantly looked for ways I could save more. On the positive side, I was able to pay off my debt in a little over two-and-a-half years. On the downside, my obsession with saving as much as possible led to an unhealthy mindset when it came to my relationship with money.