This is where the judging comes in.
I hear of people struggling with finances, who go shopping nearly everyday for frivolous things, and wonder why the heck they're spending their money, on t-shirts and makeup, when they should be saving for the rainy day they know is around the corner. Do they really need to make that vanity purchase when they live with their parents, don't have a car, and are constantly complaining about not having money, their own place, or a car?
This isn't just something I do with people I don't know. It happens, most often, with my own family members. I have family that attends every event possible in town and then wonders why they can't afford some of their bills. They give their kids allowances and buy them useless junk and then stress about paying the water, or electric, bill.
Why is it that I worry what OTHER people are doing with their money? It's none of my business. The worst part is that it becomes more than worry at times. I complain about it to other people acting like I have something to do with it and they should listen to me because apparently I think I know everything when it comes to money management. I don't. I never have. Why does this plague my thoughts?
I realize this is probably the stupidest, snootiest post, you've ever read but this is something I'm trying to get over and I'm just not sure how to do it. Am I the only one that does this? Am I the only one complaining about what OTHER people do with THEIR money?