Lifestyle Creep

Lifestyle Creep

By Stephanie Seferian

Spend more money than necessary on non-essential upgrades? You're not alone. Lifestyle creep is often related to status, and its prevalence may indeed be bolstered by a perceived sense of lack. On today's show financial educator Kara Perez offers her best tips for combatting unintentional lifestyle creep in the day-to-day. Here’s a preview:  [3:00] When Latte Factors and Treat Yo’self! intersect: At what point do treats become lifestyle inflation? [9:00] The Number One question to ask if you suspect you’re defining your self-worth by others’ standards [16:00] Applying “You can’t be what you can’t see” to money decisions [20:00] 2 ways to bring your confidence back to awesome when you feel ‘less than’ (without buying something new) [26:00] Don’t call it a budget, call it a spending plan: The super smart way to track spending without that complicated spreadsheet   Resources mentioned:  Kara on YouTube This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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