Money is something that a majority of people do not master. The more I talk about money with people, the more I realize that many have a total ignorance of the subject.
It’s not that surprising. The education system has never taught you what money is, and even worse, how to manage your money in order to make the right decisions for your future.
There is one basic rule that you should have in mind, and it applies to all areas, and therefore to money:
“In life, it’s your ignorance that costs you money.”
So the less you know about money, the more you risk losing a lot of it. Whether you are very rich or very poor, this rule applies equally. …
Wealth is something that many people dream about. More and more people are making becoming rich a real-life goal. The rise of the Internet over the last twenty years has encouraged this. Indeed, the success that some people achieve and the wealth that results from it are constantly highlighted on the Internet.
Under these conditions, many people want to do the same. These people are blinded by this type of success that seems instantaneous.
In reality, overnight success exists only for those who have been able to build it with countless efforts over many years. That being said, there are many types of wealth. …
The world we live in tends to always highlight success. That makes sense because success sells. If success sells, it is above all because it makes you dream.
Everybody dreams of great success in life. Reading the stories of people who have accomplished extraordinary things is something that most people are passionate about.
I was talking to a friend last time, and he told me that he loved reading stories about Warren Buffett’s successes. This did not surprise me, since Warren Buffett is considered by many to be the greatest investor of all time.
Still, I made a point of asking my friend if he liked reading stories about Warren Buffett’s failures so much. He looked at me in amazement and told me he wasn’t interested. What he wanted was to succeed in life. So he didn’t see the point of reading stories about failures. …