(Pro 21:20 KJV) There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
Some people are spenders; some savers. That would seem clear but it is not always that simple. I am a saver. If I was living hand to mouth I would still have a stash that was put together one penny at a time. My wife is a spender, sort of. She has an emotional reaction to money sitting in a bank. It permeates her whole life. When she was working she never accumulated any sick leave. When she had earned a day she was struck by a mysterious illness. At the same time she is awesome at getting bargains. She has the ability to find the lowest price on anything.
I, of course, like the inference that I am wise because I save. I think it involves more than that but I will take what I can get.
So? Don’t be a spender. Eventually you end up using up what others have saved and you learn nothing in the process. It is probably too late to remind you about that this Christmas.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
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