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How I use Amazon tools to reduce impulse spending

At any given time, if you were to log into my Amazon account, you would see items sitting in the shopping cart.  At present, there is only one item: the “Supersmile Professional Teeth Whitening System” for a cost of $36.10. Will I buy this item? No. This may lead you to wonder why it is in my shopping cart to begin with, and that is the topic of this post — the stupid shit I put in my Amazon shopping cart.

Kidding! Getting a look at the items I consider buying is only a bonus.

We’re going to talk about a strategy I’ve developed to work on controlling my impulse to spend money on Amazon.

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Financial independence progress update #1: Hits and misses

When I first started this blog in a fit of exuberance*, after a few posts I admitted that I was super eager to get started and was having difficulty with the fact that it would be some time before I could implement my Diabolical Plan. That was two months ago, so I thought it might be time to check in about how things are going with my financial independence progress.

Here’s the scorecard!

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