Let’s Talk About Money

Not knowing how to fix your money problems won’t make them go away

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“Psh stop it. This boring crap is for rich a holes and their entitled kids”

I just want to grab them by their stupid necks and strangle them as I yell

“This crap is how we avoid living on the streets when we’re old and sick but can’t retire because we didn’t have conversations like these!!”

Argh! Why don’t people want to have money conversations? I’ll tell you why..

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Pride

People don’t want to engage in conversations about topics that make them feel stupid. They know they’re suppose to know more about the topic, and don’t want to risk looking like an idiot.

Good onya Dave

In fact, I’m far more inclined to listen to Dave than some middle manager at the bank who’s counting down the days left until Christmas break.

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Sacrifice

Another reason for ignoring money conversations is that people know that taking care of their future is going to mean making sacrifices today.

“The years went by in a snap. I still feel 35, regardless of what I look like.”

Forget thinking 50 years down the line, most people aren’t even thinking 50 days down the line. What happens if you’re injured and can’t work?

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Faith

I come from a small town, so I know all about faith.

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It’s time to talk money

Not everyone is ready to talk about money. Some people would rather continue living in a dream world.

Let’s do it.

I’ve started a new publication called Money Clip.

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because they planted a tree a long time ago” — Warren Buffet

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