The following is a guest post from Emily as part of Yakezie blog swap. Emily is an engineering graduate student in North Carolina and blogs about maintaining financial sanity through life transitions at Evolving Personal Finance. Please welcome Emily and enjoy the post. You can read my post at Emily’s blog.
I’ve been there myself: to meet my savings goals while still paying my other bills, I needed to reduce my spending on going out – but I didn’t want to sacrifice time with my friends. Before making small changes here and there, I encourage you to reflect on what you like and don’t like about your current social life and what is within your ability to change.
How Do You Prefer to Socialize?
What are your favorite modes of interaction with your friends and acquaintances? Here are some possibilities: