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Put Yourself Above Money: Part 1

Bills. Debt. Expenses.

I never liked those words.

Sure there are things like good debt, but the majority that rules this world is never welcomed. Don’t worry about the world for now. Worry about what is around you.

How are you doing with your finances?

Is it uncomfortable for you to answer that question? It’s alright, it’s the same for me too. I’ve had times where my money would be thinking for me. The (lack of) notes in my wallet made my decisions instead. It’s not a pretty sight.

Maybe you’ve experienced it too: not having enough money to hang out with your friends so often. Having trouble paying the bills.

Paying back the big D. That’s debt, in case anyone was thinking something else.

With a bit of planning and executing, I’ve organized my finances and I’m on my way to greater things. Money didn’t make my decisions, I did. It feels damn good.

I’m buying back my independence. Here’s how I am dealing with that.

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What is investing, and why you should do it now

I want to be rich.

…is what most people like to say whenever I ask them about money. 

There’s no set amount.

If your pockets are fat, you have the freedom to do anything you want. But, there is a limit to how much money you can make if you don’t earn enough.

There are only 24 hours a day, and most of it is spent working, eating, sleeping and playing with our phones. Honestly, we don’t have that much time in our lives, and most of it is spent doing our day-jobs. How do we make more?

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The one reason why we want to be rich.

I want to be rich.
What?
Something wrong with that?
Rich in what? Money?
Money.
Why?
Because with money, I can do everything I want to.
Why don’t you just start now?
Because I don’t have money.
So you are waiting until you have money to do what you want?
Yes.
So, what have you been doing until now?
What do you mean?
Haven’t you been doing whatever you want until now? Being with friends, family, shopping, traveling, stuff like that?
Yeah.
So, you had money.
No, not really.
What do you mean?
Well, I do, but…I want more.
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