NATIONAL SPLURGE DAY
National Splurge Day on June 18th encourages us to break out the rainy day funds and spend a little.
Splurge, (as defined at Dictionary.com) is: to indulge oneself in some luxury or pleasure.
Splurging doesn’t require wiping out the savings account, especially if it’s only an occasional event. Of course, splurging comes in many forms. To some, it can mean saying yes to whipped cream on your latte or that bracelet you’ve been eyeing. To others, it might mean booking that vacation you’ve been dreaming about taking, or replacing your clunker of a car. However you celebrate the day, savor the indulgence.
If you splurge on a day off to play golf, enjoy each moment of the 18 holes regardless of the score. Maybe the splurge is for a bottle of expensive wine. Select a good friend who will enjoy the vino, too.
Whatever it is, the day is about celebrating you and doing something you may not usually take the time or money to do.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalSplurgeDay
Now, go ahead and learn how to S P L U R G E on yourself and look expensive without breaking the bank account. But, remember to be wise and do not spend more money than your budget allows. Here are some other great ways to indulge in a splurge:
- Visit your favorite restaurant.
- Get a mani and a pedi.
- Take an art or cooking class.
- Update your wardrobe, at least a little.
- Take a nap.
- Get a massage.
- Wash the car.
Do you want more fun ways to splurge? Check out these 9 Budget Friendly Ways to Splurge and you will really be celebrating. Use #NationalSplurgeDay to share on social media.
NATIONAL SPLURGE DAY HISTORY
In 1994, Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith created National Splurge Day as a way to encourage consumers to go out and indulge a little with the hopes of adding a little boost to the economy.
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