Today has been a very busy day for our family! We’ve been out getting a great deal on a wonderful dog from the animal shelter! I’ll tell you about our new-to-us-dog in another post. =)
As promised, I will be giving you 30 ways to cut your cost of living as we move through this series. These first few days I am laying the groundwork for the remainder of our work, so please hang in there with me!
Did you complete the assignment I gave you yesterday? If so, then you have at least a rough list of all your monthly expenses. If you haven’t completed it yet, it’s not too late…take a minute and fill out the Monthly Expense List now. Then move on to the next step:
Using your Monthly Expense List, highlight every negotiable expense.
What do you mean by negotiable? I’m glad you asked. For our purposes, a negotiable expense is an expense that:
a) could be eliminated, if absolutely necessary
b) could be reduced
You don’t have to do anything else today except take a close, hard look at your list and truly contemplate which expenses are negotiable. Just to get you started, I’ll list a few of our family’s negotiable monthly expenses:
- Eat Out
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