Author Topic: Anti-consumerism June, woo!  (Read 1433 times)


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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Anti-consumerism June, woo!
« on: June 30, 2013, 09:52:24 AM »
Just checked over my bank statement for June, and the only 'things' I purchased that weren't food were replacement parts for my bike (new fender mounts and a new inner-tube), which I installed myself.  In May, the only purchase was a pair of black trousers to go to a scholarship interview.  They were new, so 40 =\ but I did get 3000 worth of scholarship money out of it.  Yeah!


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Re: Anti-consumerism June, woo!
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2013, 11:09:15 AM »


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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Re: Anti-consumerism June, woo!
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2013, 06:50:36 PM »
This is great! It's crazy to think how few people go a month without buying unnecessary stuff... my pre-stached self would think it was odd to go a week.


  • Bristles
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Re: Anti-consumerism June, woo!
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2013, 08:07:39 PM »
So far July has been going great for me! ;)

In all seriousness, though, I moved cross country about a month ago and there was a lot of small but necessary purchases that added up. I am very tired of spending money! I'm looking forward to having a nice, no-buy summer month.