The Trap Of Shiny Objects — And Credit Card Debt

If There’s One Thing You Must Do — Stop And Reconsider

#1. Does This Really Add Significant Value To My Life At This Moment?

I had an impulse to purchase a new phone. Barring a better battery, there are no functional benefits.
One way to answer this question sincerely is revisit it after some days. I don’t plan on using my phone differently. It’s literally going to be a shiny object.

#2. Can I Afford This Product Without Racking Up Monthly Installments?

Buying a product you don’t need might stop you from buying a product you really need.

#3. Is This Product As Good As It ‘Claims’ To Be?

Good marketing convinces us we need everything we see. Do you really need LiDAR and 120hz refresh on an iPad? In the event you do, buy it by all means.



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Rainar Angelo

Rainar Angelo

On a journey to learn the art of telling stories. People need to listen to facts. I'll use stories to convey the same.