What Are You Really Spending Your Money On?
If you were ever to make a weekly list of all the thing you NEED to buy – you would be amazed at how much money you would actually save over the course of a month. It’s OK you are not alone!
Marketers have us figured out – they know every move you make, what store you like to shop in, what are your favourite purchases and exactly how to sway you into making that EXTRA purchase in the grocery store or clothing store. In fact with todays digit marketing they can even pop up a sales price that appears to be generated just for you, the moment you walk in the door!
Take e a look around right now – what do you see that you spent your hard earned money on that you are not using or better yet serves you no purpose whatsoever.
What if that money was invested and making you more money? Right that thing only cost $5.00 – BUT – how many $5 of no real important do you have in your house? I bet many!
In the following article written by Joshua Becker he takes things to the extreme (well at least in the eyes of some), but it’s certainly worth the read.
Maybe You Don’t Really Need More Money
By Joshua Becker
“He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” – Benjamin Franklin
I’ve never been one to employ large sweeping generalities. I try to recognize that everyone lives unique lives with unique backgrounds focused on unique passions. We are different in our nationality, our heritage, our gender, our family status, our religion, our culture, and our worldview. But I am becoming increasingly convinced there is one characteristic that unites each of us:
We don’t need more money.
I admit that some have stumbled upon this blog post today who do need money for legitimate survival. But it is probably not you. After all, you clearly have access to the Internet… which doesn’t guarantee you have everything you need for survival, but it sure increases the probability. Add to that the reality that 6 billion people live on less than $13,000/year and Daniel Suelo has survived the past 12 years with no money at all and I’d say chances are pretty good your basic needs are already taken care of.
We don’t really need more money.
But most of us …
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