It’s the paradox of finance:
You need debt to gain credit
Yet to save is the advice –
And owing too much money
Can be seen as a vice.
If you spend freely you’re a spendthrift –
A miser if you save –
Because the economy needs you
That’s what they say.
Economics – it seems a subject quite deep
Yet you seem an airhead or shallow
If conspicuous shopping
Is all that you seek
Weekend Writing Prompt #184 – Paradox in 71 words
Saturday Mix – Our words this week are: save and spend / shallow and deep