As you all know, our net worth is pretty much all the money we earn in the world. Now is the time to start thinking about how your net worth is changing or in what direction it is heading. Now is the time to start thinking about the things that you can do to have a more active net worth.
It’s amazing how much money we pay to the government to go to and from work every single day. Even more amazing is how much money we pay to doctors and hospitals to take care of our bodies. Not sure why but that’s what we pay to government every single day.
As much as we want to be in control of our net worth, it’s not at all easy to stop spending money on things you don’t need. Some of the things that we need are things that can be bought with money that is not ours, like food. So in order for us to have more money, we need to stop wasting it on things we don’t need and start using that money to spend on other things we need.
This is where the pain comes in. We can’t quit spending money on things we can afford to buy ourselves now. It’s like we’re stuck in a time loop ourselves.
This is why I wanted to discuss something else that I have not mentioned in other blogs, and that is the topic of debt. We all have some things that we cannot live without, like cars or clothes or shoes. We may use them until they run out of gas or we run out of money, but we can never live without them. When we have them we cannot take them with us to work or to the store or to school.
Well, you know how many times people complain about their car breaks down because they don’t have enough money to pay the repairman or the car insurance company? I get it every time because every time I’ve been in this situation I’ve had the same reaction. There’s no way I’m going to spend money that I cannot afford to spend. This is the same thing that happens in the real world. Sometimes you can’t afford something, but you still want it.
You can’t have everything. If you want a vehicle, you can’t just buy one like a tank of gas. You need to spend money, and that means you have to work for it.
I’ve never made the mistake of thinking that if you want to spend money you must do it. But that’s just one of the reasons I try to spend more money on a tank of gas than a car.
Because I still have more than enough money to buy my entire life. But I also need to save it, because it is my only real resource. The more savings I make, the more I can spend on gas. And that means I need to work for it. I only really saved money on food. But I think I have enough money to last me for a long time. Thats why I dont think that saving money is the wrong thing to do.
This is the second time I’ve heard Tommy Shaw’s net worth mentioned. The man is worth a cool $20 million, so people are bound to be talking about him. For the record, he’s not actually worth that much. He has had a pretty good run, but he has also made a lot of bad decisions and lost a lot of money, so he is probably not worth much.