A Philosophy of Money

I tend to agree with this. sometimes, we worry about the wrong things. Money cannot buy true love. It really cannot buy peace of mind. All it does is breed contempt and the desire to have more.

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I was just listening to the old 60’s song “Time of the Season” by The Zombies and the lines;
What’s your name?
Who’s your daddy?
Is he rich like me?

This got me to thinking about the word “rich” and what it means.

Being “rich” really isn’t about having piles of expensive things – it is about “Freedom” and having enough money so that you don’t ever have to actually think about money (as the saying goes; “If you have to ask how much it costs, you can’t afford it”). This means that “rich” is a combination of liquid assets and one’s desires and expectations in life. The implication of this is that almost anyone can be “rich” depending on their own attitudes, personal priorities and spending habits.

Some people (and my wife is one) can’t help worrying about money no matter how much they have. It is…

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