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Needful Things and Wanting Stuff

I have just started a new hobby four months ago.... which is collecting MONEY. (You may also call it saving, you boring people you).

Usually by almost the end of every month, I would have some cash to spare and always ended up spending it all up before payday. I know its a very very bad habit, and I did waste thousands upon thousands on the little things that amused me.... but still, I think they were well spent. I am going to be 40 soon and it would be stabbing on my own proverbial back if I don't save some for the rainy days....

(I actually LOVE rain and the cold weather, mind you).

So since four months ago I set aside quite a significant amount of money (in fact, I transferred it to another bank for NOT ease of use). The amount I set aside monthly is always the same, for me to remember. And still at the end of every month, I still have some surplus.... (what the hell have I spent on before this?!)

And now I wondered.... if I started saving YEARS ago, I might be as rich as Scrooge McDuck or Toupee Trump!


Yesterday my mom gave me a lot of cash money, my small share from the sale of one of our houses. I immediately put the money into my collection bank! A few friends who know my new hobby said I should put it in some trust fund for maximum profit. I think I will do it later next year.

For now.... other than new PS4 games (fortunately the titles I really like are very few in between) I don't want anything else. But I NEED to repair the gates, and my house sink. That will not cost an arm or a leg :)

If I work much harder, I can accumulate more money... That's why I don't hate rich people because I know most of them work hard for it. I am just lazy, and only make so and so.

p.s. - I was thinking what to post earlier as I was browsing through your blogs.... :)

6 comments:

Tomoko said...

I enjoyed reading your post.

These are Japanese sayings. I think you will agree to them.

A penny saved is a penny earned.
Money will come and go.  
 
Have a good new week.

Ramzu Zahini said...

Dear Tomoko;
We also have the same saying here; Pebble by pebble can end up being a hill.
Thanks for the visit :)

Debra She Who Seeks said...

That's a great hobby to have! More people should be like you.

Ramzu Zahini said...

Madam Debra;
It is a great hobby to have. It is just it came to me very very late, ahahahahaha.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

It's never too late to start this great hobby :)

Ramzu Zahini said...

Madam Martha;
I just wish this could hit me much earlier in life. :)

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