After completing my No Buy Year, I’m now allowed to buy things again. So what were the first 10 things that I bought after one whole year?
I started my no-buy year with the hope to overcome my shopping impulse and to have an emergency fund. Little did I know that not only I managed to achieve that after not buying anything for one full year in 2020, I’ve also learned so much from this year-long experience, which affects both my financial life and my life as a whole.
Before we do a proper spending review for my 2020, let’s go through the last update of my no-buy year – December update! Finally, done and dusted.
If you are considering to embark on a no-buy year journey, here’s 8 steps that I took and you can take now to prepare for the no-buy year.
This will be a quick update, because I did well in September! Let’s see what did I do differently to reach this stage.
When I started my no-buy-year journey, I expected that I would be able to just stop altogether from buying stuff but it doesn’t really work that way.
It’s second half of the year now! Let’s see how June 2020 went. And did I breach any rules? Gulp.
We are in our 6th month of no buy year now! Wow. So, here’s my May update and all the temptations that came with it.
Most of us spent the whole month of April at home due to MCO and I believe many see a significant reduction in their daily expenses. Unless… online shopping. That sucker.
Putting aside the worrying pandemic, our present of being stuck at home and the uncertainty of our future; it’s actually a pretty uneventful month for me in terms of my no buy year journey. I’m on a default mode now – everything goes into my savings.