Reflective Report from a Movie - Confessions of a Shopaholic
The Confessions of a Shopaholic is the movie talking about a Shopaholic, Rebecca Bloomwood’s journey and she grow up through her financial stress. In the beginning, Rebecca loves to buy precious clothes, shoes and bags. However, she fell into debt. She has twelve credit cards and all of them are close to their limits. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine, but her debt problem was still unsolved. Her column becomes hugely popular after her successful writing an article about financial issue, “The Girl in The Green Scarf”. But when her compulsive shopping and growing debt issue threaten to destroy her life and placing her career in jeopardy. At that time, she also has argued with her friend. Ultimately, she reevaluates what’s really important in life. She had known that she must overcome her Shopaholic condition to bring her real happiness. With the help of her parents, Rebecca decided to sell her expensive items to pay her debts and take back her reputation in public. Finally, she has reconciled with her friend.
The movie has reflect me. Before that, I spend my money without planning it properly. I was spending a lot of my money. I buy the things without compare the money. That has many things I have bought and I never use it. Now, I start budgeting my money. I will manage my financial statement properly. I will control my expanses and save my money if I have not used the money. I will my expenses, I will always remind myself to buy only the things that I need, but not the things I want. The movie had very good lessons. This movie has taught me don’t fall into debt. If I have the debt problem, I have to resolve the debt in a very short time. If not, it will destroy my life. I also can meet a professional financial counselor as soon as possible if I am facing any debt problems. Rebecca appears to have the needs of safety and security in her personal and financial...
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