8 Ways to go from How Much Can I Afford to Building Wealth

Nice things are nice to have, but they can quickly consume our lives. The short term consumption of things can put us in a state of living paycheck to paycheck.  We want to look rich and enjoy life's pleasures,  but wealthy people don't live paycheck to paycheck.  They spend under their means,  whatever that is,  and create more wealth. Hence the phrase the rich get richer and the poor get poorer