Save & Splurge

Betsy Hatch caterer, accounting student, clothier, painter

How do you save money?

"Well, I'll tell you-I make grilled cheese. I also make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I don't grill the PB&J;, but I do toast the bread because I like it when the peanut butter melts just a little bit. Using only one slice of bread for your sandwich by folding it in half also saves you money-it makes your bread last longer. I also sell clothes to the Arizona Trading Company, and that puts money in the bank."

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What do you splurge on?

"On clothing and travel. Splurging when you travel is good because you're going to a new place and want to experience all of it. That's definitely a time to splurge. I went to Mexico not that long ago, and I'm going to Spain and France soon, where I plan to splurge a lot. I hope to buy items that you can't get here, such as handmade things. The food will also be very different. I want to eat a lot of fish. When I go out to the clubs, I'm sure I'll splurge on covers that are probably a lot more expensive than what I'm used to here."

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