The older (and more money savvy) I get, the more I realise that saving money is all about playing Current You (an impulsive, reckless maniac) so that Future You (the grown-up, best adult version of yourself) will reap the benefits.
It's because of this that I put my savings into a separate account on the day I get paid so that Current Me can't impulse buy homewares with money that Future Me will one day want to buy a car. It's also because of this that I take $1 a day (Current Me would never notice such a trivial amount) and put it in a fund that Future Me will one day be able to use to finally book a post-pandemic trip without eating into my monthly spending allowance.
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