With the plethora of personal finance blogs/websites/resources out there, you might be lead to think that there something rather difficult about money and wealth. Actually, that’s far from the truth. In actuality, creating wealth is really really easy. Ridiculously simple! Take a look at this pyramid. Yep. That’s basically it. Stop the presses. Stop the internet…
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.
Marathons and savvy money management are remarkably similar.
Both are hard. Both take a vision. A plan. Both take dedication. Both take persistence.
Training for a marathon is hard work – joints ache, muscles burn, the body screams for you to stop. It’s the same thing when it comes to money management – you yearn to spend, you promise yourself you’ll save tomorrow, and it’s really hard to get started.
How do I know they are similar? Because I’m doing both right now at the same time. Ok, I actually lied. I’m only training for a half marathon. Nonetheless, the principles remain the same. Let me explain.