How People With No Money Can Still Get Rich
Not everyone needs a fancy degree to make money. Neither do you need to be born into a wealthy family to someday become successful. While the two are highly beneficial to your long-term goal of attaining financial freedom, there are certain principles that even people with no money, education, wealthy family backgrounds, and more, can apply to someday become rich.
Some of them are:
1). Start Early:
The earlier you can start putting aside a fixed sum daily, monthly, and yearly, the better for you. The early bird has a higher chance of catching a worm, and even if it doesn’t always get the largest, it never leaves hungry.
You could start by setting aside a part of your income every month as savings, setting aside another part as a contribution towards your retirement plan, and further setting aside another for an investment program or two.
By starting out early, you increase the chances of eventually attaining a form of success.
2). Learn A New Skill:
The world is constantly changing, and the requirements for fitting in is also evolving really fast. One thing you can do to always remain relevant in the tide is to acquire a hot new skill. By doing this, you will always be important to organizations as a consultant or even an employee.
Multi-talented people are treated with respect and paid a lot more. Their clients understand the value of their services, and so pay extra care to ensuring they’re well compensated, in a bid to get an extraordinary service delivery.
3). Never Act On Credit:
Stop taking out things on credit! Debt traps you with the promise of repayment, and overtime continues to lure you into deeper layers of itself, till you realise you’ve lived so many years of your life on credit, without having any true financial success.
If you plan to break out of the rat race, you must learn to cut your coat according to your cloth. You must understand the concept of modesty, the difference between liabilities and assets, and how to act in every financial situation.
While there are ways to use credits wisely, most other ways are drawn towards a wasteful end.
4). Live As If You’re Poor:
This doesn’t mean you’d eat just twice a day or move into the surburbs with your family, but it instead re-emphasises the conept of staying content with your lifestyle, while you put your income to good use.
There are multi-millionaires living in basic neighbourhoods that people never identify until after they’re dead. Some of them live very simple lives, drive regular cars, bargain well before purchasing a product, and generally spend less so they can have more for other purposes.
5). Spend Money To Make Money:
Savings, modesty, avoiding debt, or acquiring a new skill are not enough to get you out of a middle class neighbourhood. They’re are only a first step to the most important step, which is investing!
There’s always a price to pay for wealth. And asides self-discipline at its core, investing in a team of financial experts, stock options, a small but growing business, and several others, will not just ensure your savings and self-discipline are been put to good use, but would also ensure your financial independence come to the fore a whole lot faster.
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