Blah blah blah, people are always going on about the importance of investing your money. If you weren’t given visual aids when this lecture occurred, you are forgiven for getting a glazed look over your face while you pretended to listen. I’ll keep this one sweet and short: IT’S SO IMPORTANT TO INVEST YOUR MONEY. Here is why in 2 graphs.
Yes, I ripped off the title from Charles DuHigg’s great book The Power of Habit. But I think DuHigg is onto something. The core idea of the book is that forming habits can lead to success. I recently had a post exploring the issue of finding balance between blogging and real life. After reading DuHigg’s book, I believe forming habits is the key when it comes to personal finance.
I heard a great story recently. It’s a conversation between a man and a greyhound. It goes something like this.
I don’t budget. I don’t diet. Yet, I still save plenty and stay in great shape. What gives?