Going minimal: the lifestyle that can get you out of your financial troubles

Make use of the cloud

It’s very much worth your time and effort to go digital. This way, you’ll be able to get rid of stacks of photo albums and old home videos on VHS tapes.

Be responsible with the items you want to discard

While it’s easier to throw everything you can’t sell in a trash bag and call it a day, you should pick out what can be recycled.
You have to think about being environmentally responsible. If you can’t reuse these items, take them to a recycling center to get them off your hands.

What do I do after I’ve de-cluttered my home?

Make sure it stays that way. This is where you have to make a promise to yourself to not go back to your old ways.

You’ve taken the first step by wiping your slate clean. Now, it’s time for you to make the commitment to be more mindful with your spending.

The less money you spend on stuff you don’t need, the more you can put away for the more important things in life.

My last tip: Out with the old, in with the new

When you do find yourself in a situation where you actually do need to buy something, a good rule to follow is that you should get rid of something in return.

What I’m getting at is, the only reason why you would have to buy something new is because you’re replacing something that’s worn or broken.

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