Don't give up easily. Do not develop the habit of quitting. Be tenacious in the pursuit of your dreams and objectives. As I look back at my life, I find that I do not regret the times I might have been overzealous, but I do regret the times in my life when in the pursuit of a worthwhile predetermined objective I quit too easily.
The savings habit is a form of self-discipline. It is an easy foundational form of self-discipline that many people never develop. Our debt based monetary system subverts the development of the savings habit. It needs wage slaves, not free men and women.
I debated including the video below in this post, some of it is too esoteric for my taste, but Stuart Wilde's comments about the financial system being rigged are worth hearing- so here it is: