This brief article aims to help differentiate between what is “want” to acquire and what is “needed” to guide the reader on how to care money when spending.

To make a better decision on the most appropriate way to spend the money, you should think carefully before you get to make a final choice, if not, pitifully self can become disillusioned after having paid the money as much effort or time it has cost save money.

How to prevent this from happening? The first is to have a clear goal on what you want to save. Not the same what you want or want what you need. You may want to have a smart phone last generation, but given their occupations, not need. Therefore, we must differentiate desires or tastes, needs. Buy a soft drink is a treat, pay the cost of transportation is a must. Do you see the difference?

Sometimes we get carried away by things fashion or brand, and forget if you really fulfill the qualities we need. For example, perhaps we need sneakers for sports, and it is likely that at the time of searching find sneakers that are very fashionable, but they are not suitable for the sport we do, and then we want but not the we need.

For our well-being, and not only in our pockets, we must consider what we will use what we buy. The advertisements are often misleading, so it is important to research before making a decision. When discerns what is needed, it is time to choose from several brands and products, and therefore it is important to compare prices, and not believe that the most expensive is the best, nor the cheapest is the worst. Even the same item or service can have different prices in different places. Today, thanks to the Web, it is possible to investigate prices in online stores, and this of course makes it easier to make comparisons, and even you can read reviews from consumers who have acquired what you are interested.

This little guide can give you a guideline for decision making in the allocation of money you have to save, or, where applicable, which will be achieved over time, and know how to handle money is extremely important to use so intelligent and appropriate. This is possible to achieve by learning to set priorities, i.e, knowing what things are more important than others.

Of course, that does not rule you allocate your savings to buy things you like or simply make you feel better, not without forgetting establish and respect the economic priorities you must address.

This little exercise gives you another opportunity to achieve the goal of mastering the art of money management.