Avocado Toast: How You Can Eat It Everyday and Still Save Up Enough for a House

Avocado Toast is the craze everyone’s talking about recently.

An Australian millionaire, Tim Gurner, made headlines last week for saying millenials are unable to afford homes because of all of their incessant purchases on Avocado Toasts.

“When I was buying my first home, I wasn’t buying smashed avocado for 19 bucks and 4 coffees at 4 dollars each”, said Gurner on Australia’s 60 Minutes.

19 bucks for an Avocado Toast and 4 coffees at 4 dollars each comes out to a total of $35 a day!

Now what if I told you there’s a way to have Avocado Toast and 4 coffees everyday and still be able to save up enough for a house?

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Why You Should Understand the Difference Between Wants and Needs

There it is.

The clear, sharp, and vibrant screen from one edge to the other. The smooth surface that flows over the edges. The uniform and smooth silhouette encompassing it’s entire back.

It’s the Samsung Galaxy S8, the latest and greatest tech available in the mobile space.

The phone that everyone wants and luckily enough, it’s right in front of you because you were among one of the first to pre-order this magnificent and splendid gadget.

But let’s pause for a moment and think.

Did you need or want it?

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Is A New Car Purchase Really That Bad?

When purchasing an automobile to transport yourself from Point A to Point B, one of the most controversial things to think about is whether you should a new or used car.

Typically, people would recommend you to go with the used car so you won’t get hit with the depreciation once you drive off the lot, a loan (if you pay with all cash), and increasing your lifestyle to suit that brand new car.

On the opposite spectrum, people would recommend a new car so you can have a peace of mind on the possible maintenance costs that come with a new car, a factory warranty, being the only owner of the car, and just in general, having something new.

To give you some preface, I’ve been on the market for an automobile for the last few months, given that my car was stolen a few months ago.

So for today’s article, I’ll be looking into and analyzing whether or not a new car purchase would be bad for a “financially literate” person with “trustworthy credit”.

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The Power of 50,000 Miles

I’m a mile and points collector. I haven’t talked about it much, but I’ll be getting into it sooner or later this year.

I love to open up new credit cards for the sign-up bonuses and utilize them for free trips around the world, whether in economy, business, or first class. It’s an experience that I get to enjoy because of my churning and credit card hobby. However, this isn’t always the case and the points could always be used for something better.

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