Home > Tag Archives: instant gratification

Tag Archives: instant gratification

Dangers of Instant Gratification

danger of instant gratification

We are spending the weekend in Moab, UT, so I’m turning the reigns over to our dog, Mo, today. Since she did an interview with Frugal Hound a while back, she’s kind of gotten a big head and has been wanting to share her canine wisdom about the dangers of instant gratification.  Hi Eyes on the Dollar readers, it’s Mo here, actually it’s Mahogany, but Mom can’t yell that fast enough, so I’m just Mo. Mom talks all the time about being smart with money and thinking through every purchase, but I’m here to tell you, that way of thinking works for more than just money. Since I have no living expenses, money really doesn’t mean that much to me, but there are other things people and pets need to consider. Life of  Country Dog Let me start by telling you a bit about where I live. It’s so fun to be a country dog. I have lots more freedom than city dogs because I have a big yard to run around in, and I even get to walk off the lease if we are out in the boonies. Sometimes I run across very sweet smelling stuff, and while I ...

Read More »

Is Fear Inducing You To Spend When You Know You Shouldn’t?

                                                                                                                                                                                                     This  is a guest post from Todd at Fearless Men. If you would like to submit a guest post, please contact me.  Why are people sometimes completely overcome with the urge to spend? Whether it’s on a big ticket item or a being a serial spender? Most people understand the concept that they shouldn’t spend out more than they bring in. If people know this to be true, and know it’s a simple enough rule to abide by, why don’t they seem to easily follow it? Being induced or compelled to do something is often hard for people to be self-aware about. ...

Read More »