CLICHÉ : Save Money!
WHAT WE FORGET : The duration.
The purpose of saving money is to spend money later isn’t it? Nobody’s purpose is to save money and die.
So, like in a lot of situations, this is about the balancing of long term and short term thinking.
We want to make life, as a whole, easier not difficult. And we invented money as a way to help each other make our lives easier. It’s a tool for efficient reciprocity.
It’s an obvious but useful thing to notice.
After noticing that, a useful strategy for saving money presents itself.