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The high low approach to spending

November 22, 2019

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With the goal of broadening my reach, I have guest posted again, this time on a site called Physician on FIRE. FIRE is an acronym meaning “financial independence, retire early.” The FIRE movement is made up of motivated, creative individuals who don’t mind stepping outside conventional norms to reach their goals. These are values I hold close to my heart. In the post, I talk about borrowing the high low approach to fashion, and applying it to your spending. Here’s an excerpt and link to the full piece:

What is the high low approach?

According to Audree Lopez of Stylecaster, a popular lifestyle and fashion blog, “Mixing high-end designer duds with fast-fashion affordable items is a secret weapon for every fashionista who’s on a budget.”

In the fashion world, making an ensemble from a combination of high-end and basic pieces is referred to as high low style. Aside from increasing the affordability of one’s look, the high low approach helps one avoid looking like they’re trying too hard.

This style strategy can be summed up as “Save here, splurge there.” You can apply the high low philosophy to your financial life to help you enjoy your money while reaching your financial goals. I’ll explain.

To read the full post, go over to the PoF site here.

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