Knowing Yourself is the Key to Financial Success

One of the best things you can do if you want to achieve financial success is to know yourself and be honest with yourself.

Many people don’t know what they want, what their tendencies are, and how their behavior affects their finances. It reminds me of the movie, “Runaway Bride” where Julia Roberts’ character likes the same type of eggs as her current fiance. Her preference has changed with every boyfriend until the end of the movie when she gets honest with herself and takes the time to figure out exactly which type of eggs she prefers. Many of us are like this with our finances. We either assume the preferences and tendencies of those around us, or what the media t...

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2 Responses to Knowing Yourself is the Key to Financial Success

  1. Brad says:

    Knowing what you want which yeah knowing yourself is the key. Having financial independence in your mind at all times thru out the day so you save and invest your money.

  2. minny says:

    I love this ‘Others will rebel if forced to cut back too much’! I’ve just been watching Bloomberg, there may be lots of rebelling coming up!

    What do these potential rebels do when the money becomes limited and the easy credit dries up? Rebel on the cheap, there’s an answer for them!

    How did the people in the 1950s cope, they had budgets and no credit cards to supplement their lifestyles. If they wanted an affluent lifestyle they had to get on and earn more money.

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