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  1. I account a lot of my financial successes on the fact that my childhood was filled with scarcity. I carried this into adulthood always looking to optimize the money I did have and treating it as the finite resource it is.

    1. That’s awesome you were able to harness your childhood experiences and channel that into positive action. I was the opposite and sort of rebelled against the idea of scarcity once I learned about credit cards. Took me way too long to recognize the need to be intentional and optimize the dollars I had. We’ve only been able to improve our finances as much as we have by embracing that feeling of scarcity instead of rebelling against it.

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