4 Keys To Becoming Financially Free
If you pay attention to the information I’m getting ready to share with you right now, you’ll end up being a wealthier person down the road.
My goal is to see you totally financially independent. Does that make sense? I hope it does.
One of the concepts you’ve got to develop is the concept of ‘Pay Yourself First’. Here’s what I’m talking about. There’s a book called ‘The Richest Man in Babylon‘. Now, I don’t have time to tell you the whole story behind the book.
One of the basic concepts discussed in this book is that of paying yourself first. If you don’t do anything else, go get the book. It’s probably $5 or so at the book store. Read chapter number two as soon as you get the book. This is a must do.
The book is written in the form of a parable. It’s an easy read and a fun read but the message behind it is powerful.
Another key to winning the money game and also the life game is living below your means. If you’re making $2000 a month, figure out how to live on $1800 a month.
You say ‘Etieno, I have too many bills’. Trim them back. Cut out the cable if you have to…cut something out. You’ve got to have a plan…not a budget. Don’t blow all your money because once you’ve spent a dollar on something, it’s gone forever.
Let money be your slave but don’t be a slave to money.
Defense wins championship.
From a business perspective, the money you save is your defense. There will be bumps in the road. It doesn’t matter where they come from. Your savings will be your defense from these (continue reading…)