I’ve always been good with money. Particularly, I’ve always been good at saving money.
I honestly don’t make as much as people think I do, but I spend it well. I buy quality, and I take care of what I own. My public face is a cheap-skate. Privately, I’m rich. I can spend $40 on books without a second thought. But $40 out on the town? You’ll be lucky if I spend that.
All the little ‘pleasures’ others enjoy, I don’t. But I’m not sorry for it and I don’t miss it. Here’s a grim truth for you: saving money won’t make you rich and neither will investing your paltry amount into the stock market. This was a lesson hard-learned and one that most people will never learn.
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