Doing an activity is easy to do with friends. Doing charity, traveling to beautiful places, courses and shopping. Friends make us have more power to do something, friends encourage us to do things that we still hesitate including financial affairs!
Of course you have experienced, friends are busy buying goods that they say cheap though for you the price is still above your reach. Once or twice you can refuse, but if each time such a bad feeling arises. Here are some tips to overcome them.
Avoid wasteful situations
Not only shopping, beauty treatment or a meal with friends can be the arena for extravagant. Therefore, schedule how many times you will shop, eat, and care with friends. Avoid friends who tend to be provocative to buy items that are not necessary just for fun.
Manage household finances
Bring your child closer to a friend’s family, sometimes creating new problems for you that your child compares what he or she has with your friends’ family. And worse if your friends support you to meet the demand of children. In this case you still have to be firm and obey the financial budget already made. Explain to your child the reason and say that if your friend is his mother, not necessarily she will obey his will.
Find a supportive friend
Friends so big influence for your lifestyle, therefore do not hesitate to make friends with someone famous smart manage the finances. Maybe she does not come from your shopping group, or not someone who is high-life style, but if your financial situation is mediocre, why should force friends with the high-class?
Alms as much as you can
Be careful, this noble activity becomes useless if you force yourself to do so. Because your friends give charity to a humanitarian event, you follow it. If not enough budget, send food to others who are less able also included charity.