I finally listened to my co-workers and decided to cut the cord on cable. For months, many friends at the office have insisted that I’ve been, to put it mildly, “out-of-step” for continuing to pay for cable TV. So, I finally responded to the peer pressure.
Saving is hard, but not impossible, and totally worth it.
I realized that everything I loved about Prime was really just making me spend more money on things I didn't necessarily need. As someone on a budget, I needed to make a decision that almost seemed unthinkable. I had to break up with Prime.
Everywhere we look nowadays it feels that there are options for the ‘side-hustle’ – the supplemental source of income that helps cushion the monthly budget. Having many choices, coupled with the stress of budgetary restrictions, it can feel overwhelming.