A lot of the articles I read around the personal finance sphere have to do with spending less than you earn, investing wisely and not buying lavish things. If you’ve read more than a handful of blogs you probably know that the formula to financial success is not all that difficult. Bloggers like Mr. Money Moustache actually make it seem pretty easy: want less, save more, downsize your home, etc.
But if you’re like me, you might enjoy nice things from time to time. I love eating out, traveling, shopping and even spending money on the people I care about. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with having the best of both worlds actually. You can save money, follow a budget and invest wisely whether you make 100K a year or $1 million a year but your tastes and preferences are going to change based on how much money you make. [Read more…]