Luxuries That Aren't Worth Giving Up

Highly frugal people can fall into the trap of sacrificing quality of life in exchange for saving money for no definable purpose. On the other hand, it’s also easy to slip into self-destructive spending routines that harm you while providing diminishing returns in pleasure. Everyone has financial lines they won’t cross.

The author of Dramatis Personae lays out the standards of luxuries she refuses to do without, including high-quality shoes, purses, jeans and haircuts. Cutting back on any of those harms her morale and confidence.

What creature comforts can you least spiritually afford to do away with?

Finance & the Fashion Blogger: Things I Won’t Give Up to Save Money [Dramatis Personae]