I have never been a big spender. I have always been a much better saver instead. Money is energy, often traded against time and effort. It is too valuable to be wasted. The consumerism mantra “one earns to spend” is a very tricky one.
You cannot have a voluntary, independent life while drowning in debts and living from paycheck to paycheck. As long as you have to work hard for your money to make a living, you are stuck in a treadmill and will never be free. You cannot rise to the top of your capabilities and pursue your dreams.
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You must put yourself in a position – financially and mentally – in which you have options. Continue reading How I think about wealth and why I started this blog