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Dave Says a Quick Fix is to Stop Eating Out

Luther93 Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 3:06 AM
I can't believe anyone that would actually ask this question is in a position of making good money, unless he's a Hollywood type.
restoreliberty Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 4:30 AM
After having been an accountant for 20 years, I have no doubt that someone can ask this question. We live in a society that wants instant gratification and no sacrificing for the future.

Dear Dave,

When it comes to taking control of your money and living on a budget, what’s the biggest thing a family can live without?


Dear Will,

There are always the shiny things people can do without. Sometimes people sell a fancy car or boat and get rid of a $600-a-month payment right off the bat. But on a regular, day-to-day basis, I think maybe the biggest and best thing you can amputate from your life is eating out.

I love a good restaurant, and I’ve...