011: Being Pressured to Spend on Your Dreams, Four Tips to Prevent it, & 6/17 Reading: Preference and Desire

In this Episode

I have so much to share with you about my continuing KonMari decluttering journey – but just ran out of time to prepare the podcast for this week. I have some great resources that will really help compulsive spenders get willing to let go of old stuff and shift their perspective about bringing more stuff in.

2:54 Being Taken in When You Want to Believe

IfitlookstooI read and react to this excerpt from a get rich quick school’s playbook, sharing three examples in my own life of how I have allowed myself to be taken in (and taking responsibility for my part in it).

This is the script the sales rep is to follow when the potential student says they don’t like using credit cards and going into debt OR they just paid their credit cards off:

“I see, do you like living paycheck to paycheck? Do you like just getting by in life? Do you enjoy seeing everyone else but yourself in their dream house and driving their cars with huge checking accounts? Those people saw an opportunity, and didn’t make excuses, like what you’re doing now. Most wealthy people made their money in [INSERT ANY GET RICH QUICK BUSINESS] and it usually started with a decision to get the knowledge and skills to be successful. You need to look at what this small investment will fix in your life. … You’re here today because you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired and you want to change that — you’re not alone. I’m going to help you take your first step to create the life you’ve dreamed of. Follow me and let’s get you enrolled. Congratulations!”

19:00 Four Tips to Prevent You from being Taken In by Get Rich Quick Schemes, Schools, Courses, and Coaches

24:12 Daily Reader for Compulsive Debtors and Spenders

June 17: Preference and Desire

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Music Attribution

“Life of Riley” (Intro and Outro), “Carpe Diem,” and “Chillin Hard”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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