Essay about My Thoughts On Spending Behavior

1214 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
During the course of the two weeks the one behavior that I selected to change was to reduce my spending behavior. My first thoughts on trying to modify this behavior was that this was going to be a stress-free assignment that I was going to be able to accomplish with no problems. Going into the assignment and believing that I was going to only need to put little to no effort into it lead me to becoming quite surprised when I discovered that it was not as easy as I made it out to be. However, once it was actually time for me to begin to change my behavior it wasn’t as easy as I expected it to be. As the observation week commenced it came across as if I selected one of the most awful weeks to begin to observe my spending behavior. Considering the fact that the week of my observation was also the weekend of homecoming, it brought along a considerable amount of expenses and events for me to partake in. From the purchasing of clothes and tickets for all of the different events during the course of the week the cost easily began to fluctuate all throughout the entire week. Initially coming into the week, I had the mindset of attempting to only spend money on that particular weekend. October 17th was the first initial date of beginning my observation. Throughout the course of Monday-Wednesday of that week, I decided not to spend any money due to the fact that I knew for a fact that I would have to spend a large amount of money for the following weekend. On Thursday of that same…

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