Have you ever received a raise?
Let’s say you get a $1200 raise. Not bad, right? Well if you’re paid twice a month that’s around $50 per cheque before deductions; so let’s say it’s an extra $30 per pay period.
It’s an increase, but it’s not really that much. It’s not like you’ll be buying a new car or taking that vacation you wanted with an additional $30 every few weeks.
Now let’s change this up a bit and imagine you received a 10k raise. That would probably turn into around a $250-$300 increase per pay period, which is fairly significant. When that happens, you definitely notice it.
Here’s the thing. After a few months (and at most a year) you won’t even notice the increase; no matter how big the increase is.
This happens in all aspects of life. We get that new car we’ve been wanting…
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