Undeniably there’s very much difference between pre and post marriage life. Along with the waves of love, trust, and relationship sweetness, post marriage living comes with more responsibilities and pressures as well. Now you plan for future and see many big dreams of having grand home surrounded with green floor or giving your children the best possible education and many more like these.
No doubt that one should live in today but it never means to close eyes to see ahead. Like present future also belongs to us and if we don’t plan for tomorrow our upcoming todays are not going to make us happy.
There’s a lot of shopping done before marriage. Okay that’s fine. But if we take some time to think about our spending patterns after marriage it’ll be obvious that most of the money is going for shopping and more shopping but in the charms and excitements of marriage this all is forgotten and later on we move to bank loans for our basic needs. This article is for every single person who is concerned about his expenses after marriage life.
Understand and Decide Mutually:
Once get married there are no more two separate lives but both share one life together and all decisions are to be taken and should be taken with mutual understanding. And while planning about future and savings one must not ignore shopping pattern part. We, most of the time, overshadow and neglect the importance of this tiny but actually the major part of our living hood. Listen each other, discuss its importance, accept the facts, and then decide a shopping plan for up your coming life. Define the definition of your needs, your daily routine items, and at least twice in a year revise your plan.
Brand & Price Comparison:
Once you have decided your basic needs now this is very important to compare prices of similar products in different brands and store. Let suppose you want to buy milk and really like ABC brand for milk and you buy it from the Walmart that costs you $4 for 0.5gal. Now see the other side. May be there is XYZ milk that is more healthy and tasty at the same store or the same ABC milk is $3.25 at Kroger. Here comes the question why to trouble your mind for just 75cents? And here comes the answer that every single drop contributes to make a sea and the same manner every single penny matters to result in huge savings amount.
Never Shop Without List and Budget Goal:
Unplanned hangouts usually leave with good memories but unplanned shopping never. Always remember to list the things you need to buy for that day, week, or month and before leaving home recheck if that list is with you or not. Do check the items you already have so that you get perfect idea of what you really need specially your grocery and clothes. To shop without list results in waste of precious time and hard earned money. Continue reading