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Investing in yourself with Invisalign

Posted at 7:21 AM, Apr 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-26 13:50:39-04

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When to Splurge and When to Save - Investing in Yourself
Whether money is of concern or not, we all want to spend our money wisely which includes determining when to save and when to splurge. It's hard to determine what to do when you're investing in yourself, after all you want to treat yourself to what you deserve, but you also want to ensure that you're making wise financial decisions.
When splurging, focus on items that you will use frequently or that will have a lasting impact on your quality of life. Millennial Money Expert Tonya Rapley has deciphered what's worth splurging on and when to save your dollars.

Splurge: Splurge on health care and dental care. They will often have lasting results and it' important to invest in yourself. For instance, if you've ever considered fixing your teeth or have noticed your teeth shifting as an adult, I recommend Invisalign  clear aligners. It's the most advanced teeth straightening system, with over 5 million smiles and counting and is proven to fix simple to complex orthodontic cases. Invisalign clear aligners are virtually invisible so you can feel and look your best and treatment time is now up to two times faster with the introduction of one-week aligner wear. If it's something you're considering,​  has an easy-to-use doctor locator  feature to search for Invisalign-trained doctors in your area. This is great, since it ensures you are talking with an experienced orthodontist about your treatment.

Save: Save when there is a comparable alternative such as going to the local esthetician or massage school for services. Everyone likes to treat themselves every now and then, but treats don't have to break the bank. When you visit high priced salons and spas you are typically paying for the experience, yet what you really are seeking is the result -- refreshed skin or relaxed muscles. Students at local schools are required to get their hours before they can graduate and are still under the watch of an instructor, so you still have an expert overseeing, you just won't feel it in your wallet.

Splurge: Splurge on items that you will use continuously such as personal or household electronics. I don't know how many times a day you use your computer, but my life is on my computer and it's something I'm willing to splurge on because quality is the most important thing to me when it comes to items I use frequently. They get daily usage and need to be able to stand up to the demand.

Save: Save when it is something that you can easily do yourself and it would otherwise be a splurge out of convenience such as nail salon services. There are some things we can do ourselves, but we pay for them out of convenience and not lack of skill. A manicure can cost anywhere between $10 and $35 a visit, but an at-home manicure kit will cost you less than $10.

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