Over at Elite Daily, where privilege is in the name, Lauren Martin writesthat people in their 20s should give up on saving money and instead enjoy life while they are young. Having a backup plan is for people who have hit 30.
"When you live your life by numbers, you strip yourself of poetry," Martin writes. "When you deprive yourself, you dont learn how to TREAT YO SELF."
Her premises are ridiculous, but her conclusion isn't totally off-base. People in their 20s probably dospend and save differently than they will a decade or two in the future, and that's OK. The reason, however, is not because theywant to live poetically. It's usually just because they want to live normally, w