I’m Leif and my wife and I retired a couple of years ago and started a blog about finances for busy people.We got there with some saving and normal investments and we keep it up because we still have some amazing goals (that’s important for this process).
Going out for dinner and drinks is both fun and a normal thing to do (unlike epic levels of saving). Even if you try your darndest to keep the bill small, you still somehow spend fifty bucks at the end of the night.
Option A – I deserve to go out.Hey, I get it. You work hard, and you deserve to blow off some steam at the pub or take your in-laws out for dinner, right?Option B – I can’t afford that.So the other option is to start dodging these outings altogether. I’d rather stay in, guys.
So what do we do? Well, it seems like we have two options: