In 2018, we live in a world of instant gratification, rampant consumerism and an ever rising cost of living.
With pressure to live up to social media 'goals' mounting on one side and reprimands about our avocado on toast habit leading us to financial ruin on the other, millennials are often intimidated by money management.
In an effort to curb compulsive purchasing, a growing number of aspiring savers are turning to the 5:2 Spending Diet, the brainchild of author Kate Harrison who says by saving for five days a week and spending for two you can 'transform your finances and live a better life'.
I put the 5:2 principle to the test for one month to see if I could withstand 20 working days without spending a cent, and, most importantly, just how much I could save if I put my mind to it.
Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6005173/I-braved-5-2-Spending-Diet-thirty-days-saved-1-000.html217