Weekend Reading: Stoic Wisdom: 6 Key Insights to Make You Happier Today and Wealthier in the Future

This article appears as part of Casey Weade's Weekend Reading for Retirees series. Every Friday, Casey highlights four hand-picked articles on trending retirement topics and delivers them straight to your email inbox. Get on the list here.
240405 WRR 313 Stoic Wisdom 240405 WRR 313 Stoic Wisdom
Weekend Reading

Stoicism, an ancient philosophy originating in Greece, has gained popularity among various groups, including those seeking guidance in financial matters. It emphasizes achieving inner peace and resilience by distinguishing between what is within one’s control and what is not, while cultivating virtues like wisdom and self-discipline.


Six Key Lessons from Stoicism for Financial Success:

  1. Practice Frugality and Moderation
  2. Establish and Follow a Budget
  3. Focus on What's Within Your Control
  4. Practice Deferred Gratification
  5. Embrace Volatility and Adaptability
  6. Keep Your Emotions in Check