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pionell11391yMy earnings are higher than my spendings, but I dont eat out and don't go out almost at all. You must love programming to be successfull. At first, for like a year when I started watching various tutorials I didn't understand anything. However i persisted and learned a lot, and it's getting better every day. It's a good profession. But as I mentioned you must like it. Programming to me when i was young seemed like a superpower, and it still seems to me that way to an extent. That helped me motivate myself
Condor367641yI'm currently unemployed so I have to constantly mind my spendings, but it's not as hard as I thought it would be. I don't go out and shop at discount stores, allowing me to have a rather expensive hobby - electronics 🙂
julianmd5881yCome to think of it, I do make more than I spend. In retrospect, this comes from quite poor growing up, I think, o I obsessively make new budgets and try out several methods of saving up more every time I get paid.
I have only invested little in my hobby because little is what I think I deserve, based on my salary and I expect myself to spend more on it when I will make more money, but up to a point.
What I find myself in the position of buying something, I tend to be overly rational and always end up saying "I don't really want that right now" and start a virtual savings account where I collect little by little and, eventually, maybe I'll get it.
TL;DR: yes, but I'm tricking myself into not indulging at all most of the time.