We’re no longer novices at throwing money at our problems. When our children get out of hand now, we merely purchase serenity. I-Pods, video games, and cell phones have replaced parenting. We used to be capable of uttering the word NO. No I don’t need the new car! No I don’t need that television just because it’s flat! No I need to pay my rent NOT buy another Coach bag! Most people with a lot of money at their disposal are emotionally and morally bankrupt because they are always chasing the dollar. Have you ever had a conversation with a rehabilitated drug addict? An addict will always tell you that the one thing they seek is to experience is the euphoria of that first hit. It really doesn’t matter to me whether you suit up or shoot up. When you chase that dollar chasing a high will always bring you low. There is another significant BENEFIT TO BEING BROKE and it is unmistakably obvious. You can now unearth real solutions NOT Benjamin’s for the cares of life. Money only tells people what you’re worth in numbers. A person’s wealth may be visible on a spreadsheet, the neighborhood he or she can afford to live in, and all the material possessions they accumulate. What has it really cost them?
Remember what I said earlier about paying yourself first? Try it! Pay yourself a well deserved compliment today! Tell yourself that in spite of what is going on all around me, I AM A WINNER! It’s another BENEFIT OF BEING BROKE and it’s free with my complements!