‘Kakeibo’: The Japanese art of saving money

The Japanese have a different concept for many different life activities and they are always designed simply so they are easy to follow. Enjoy this DailyFind, Love from CW!

In 2017, I decided to quit my job working for a London publisher and move to Japan. I enjoyed my work and had a great social life, but was craving something new and different. After living in Tokyo for six months, I became fascinated by how small details, mindfulness, and incremental changes were given more emphasis in Japanese daily life . It was unlike anything I had ever experienced, and it encouraged me to slow down and make some lifestyle improvements — specifically, in my frivolous and impulsive spending habits. So when I heard about a Japanese budgeting method […]

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