I was almost recruited into an MLM (Multi-Level-Marketing). Pretty much, a Pyramid Scheme that just barely fits within the loopholes our legal systems have.
The point is that lifestyle creep when left unchecked can spiral out of control until, even with more money, we save less than when we were making less money.
Regardless of the outcome, I decided to write my own history and improve my self.
I didn't have a $1400 failure. I had a $1400 lesson and in my honest opinion, I think that lesson is worth every cent.
Sitting in a bar, reading a comic and drinking scotch. I had no obligations, no time constraints, nowhere I had to be and no one I had to talk to. I didn't have to worry about money because I was getting paid.