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Other people, not so much. They may "enjoy life" in ways that require some amount of discretionary spending. To them, saving does, to some degree, equal deprivation.

For the latter camp, there's no guarantee they'll be around for the tomorrows they are depriving themselves for today, so why not do at least some living for today while you know you're here and you're healthy enough to do it and enjoy it?

These two groups are wired so differently that I doubt either can really understand what makes the other tick.

mostly true.
( i think i understand the other side ... on other issues i really don't understand the other side )

.. i was a 'Grasshopper' till late 40s ... very very Lucky i was able to accumulate enough for what looks to be secure retirement.

.. so i would highly recommend trying to 'be' the other side in order to gain some balance.

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