Weekend Reading: 31 Lessons I’ve Learned About Money

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Weekend Reading

Did you learn about money growing up? The author of this article did not. While noting a lack of financial education during their formative years, they highlight the importance of financial literacy and the consequences of not having it, such as falling victim to scams and being unable to manage money effectively.

The author shares personal anecdotes and lessons about money, including:

  1. The realization that constant pursuit of wealth doesn’t lead to contentment.
  2. The importance of being responsible with finances while taking calculated risks.
  3. The significance of understanding your motives for earning money.

To improve your relationship with money:

📌 Balance your financial goals with personal values, such as generosity and gratitude.

📌 Avoid comparing yourself to others and focus on individual growth and progress.

📌 Keep learning!