What is success? Getting past ‘Selfish’
The whole idea of personal success is an abstract idea.
Namely everyone has a different definition and more so the bigger your goal the
more likely you are to either feel selfish about it or worse, have people
around you tell you you’re selfish and try to beat your dream to death before
it even has time to drop roots.
Unlike most people I’m ‘Pro Dream.’ Why are dreams bad? They’re not! Why are ambitious goals bad? They’re not. After all if you’re employed by … anyone the chances are you’re part of someone else’s dream. See how easy it is to dismiss the evil rationale?
Do you really need to work for money?
This is a question that not many people ever ask? But for the vast majority of people out there who are well and truly indoctrinated into the money for time exchange this just seems to be the accepted way of life.
When it comes to having a job, your role and the amount you’re
given for the work you do is ultimately reduced to a single number … dollars
per hour. And as an extension of this you’ll be expected to work a set number
of hours. Pretty standard stuff.
Do you want to retire early?
Who doesn’t? Besides you should. But if you really want to become financially independent before ‘retirement’ then there are some things you absolutely need to know about your superannuation fund and how it isn’t going to help you get there.
How do banks make money?
Like any business banks generate income.
Long story short, banks make money by loaning money to
clients (you), manufacturing debt and collecting the interest in repayments
over the lifetime of the loan.
Banks play a very long term game with the interest they collect on the loans they provide often measured in decades when it comes to home loans.
If you had to make the choice between being Rich or being
Financially independent which would you choose?
The true answer is simple and complicated at the same time.