The Myth of Cutting Expenses – Episode 556

This episode centered around the concept of cutting expenses, discussing how efforts to decrease spending often lead to limited financial success. Referencing the book, No Worries by Jared Dillian, a finance writer and former Wall Street employee, this episode highlighted the drawbacks of focusing solely on expense reduction. Rather than achieving true prosperity, continual cost-cutting may lead to financial stagnation. Spencer and Kim also emphasized the importance of rising above cutting costs and shifting focus onto cultivating abundance and increasing income. They discouraged clinging onto the concept of emergencies and being fixated on escaping debt. This negative focus might invite more of the unwelcome circumstances, aligning with the principle of attracting what one mostly thinks about.

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Show Notes

  • Why cutting expenses is not always beneficial
  • More insight about Jared Dillian’s perspective on cutting expenses
  • Personal experiences in managing day to day expenses
  • Perspective on dealing with debts
  • Why you should increase income rather than merely focusing on cutting costs
  • Suggestion to expand financial thinking
  • Looking at increased upsides rather than cutting costs
  • Importance of thinking positively for prosperity. 

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