At the supermarket
As I wander the aisles doing my grocery shopping, I:
B - Spend two hours comparing the prices for every item as if I am trying to prove to researchers that it's possible to feed a family of 10 on $4 a day.
Drinks with Mary
At 4 p.m., I get a text from Mary, who sends me three emojis: a taxi, a glass of wine and a thumbs-up. Without missing a beat, I:
B - Answer Mary with three emojis: a person working in front of a screen, a glass of water and a neutral face.
It's on sale
I go online to search for Gordon Ramsey's slow cooker hamburger recipe. However, a few seconds later, I find myself at an online store, eyeing a gorgeous pair of shoes. They normally sell for $500, but they're on sale for $250. I then:
B - See the ghost of Suze Orman, asking me, "Do you really need those?" Then David Copperfield appears and teleports me to Gordon Ramsey's website.
I'm in love with a retro-futuristic couch. I therefore:
B - Finally decide to buy it. In 2031. On Kijiji. From another province. 375 kilometres away. So I can save $3.
The importance of saving
To me, saving means:
B - An automatic, regular, rational, thought-out and responsible practice that would make my grandmother very proud.
Commitment and discipline
To me, strong financial discipline is:
B - Repaying more than the balance I owe, while secretly hoping for a marriage proposal from my financial institution.
To me, a financial cushion is:
B - Never big enough. Not having a $12-million financial cushion stresses me out.
I order a soy milk smoothie. I pay for it with my credit card because:
B - I pay my full balance every month, and using my card allows me to accumulate rewards.
Seizing the moment or improvising
I'm faced with an important financial decision. I don't panic and instead:
B - Take out my phone and hit the "Emergency call" button. Frank, my Desjardins advisor, answers.
I'm very interested in learning more about managing my personal finances because:
B - I know that all of my thoughts and actions, whether small or large, in my dreams or in reality, should always take my finances into account.
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