Tuesday, June 21, 2011

I'll be out of debt before...

For some of us, it seems like it's going to take FOREVER to get out of debt. While doing my normal morning routine of getting ready for work, I sprayed a little perfume on myself. I happened to look down at that bottle and noticed it's about 3/4 full. Suddenly it hit me - I'll be out of debt BEFORE I finish that bottle of perfume! What a great concept. A visual reminder of something that will go down as my debt goes down, but there will still be some left long after the debt is paid off.

The thought put a smile on my face :)

It may sound like a small thing but I'm a very visual person and this will help motivate me to look at the bottle each day and remember that. There are many things that are going to happen before I get out of debt... the calendar will change several times over, the seasons will come and go, I'll celebrate another birthday, another anniversary, etc. One thing that won't happen though... I WILL NOT USE UP THAT BOTTLE OF PERFUME BEFORE I PAY OFF MY DEBT!

Good Idea :
Find something that you can use as a visual reminder to help motivate you to stay on course.


  1. What a great way of looking at it! I really like that idea, I'm very visual too so I'll have to see what I can come up with.

  2. Brilliant, I love it! I'm going to go look for my "bottle of perfume" too!

  3. I really liked the idea of using chains to represent the debt, but I haven't done it yet.

  4. What a fantastic idea! I think I have a bottle of perfume around here somewhere....