Financial Myth Busting
There are many myths surrounding finances that need to be busted. Looking at these myths surrounding finances with a clear mind, common sense and open eyes sheds away all these misconceptions. They turn out to be false assumptions which stop most people from the kind of life that is filled with riches and happiness. For you to break the shackles of poverty and attain financial independence, you need to stop trusting these falsehoods.
Some believe that having a lot of money will make you a bad person. The truth is that money only serves to bring out your personality. When people acquire money, their true selves emerge. The selfish among us will display it for all to see. Selfless people, on the other hand, will be selfless with their money.
There is also a popular one stating money is not everything. This means that the life one lives is not determined by money. This betrays how the poor are in denial. Access to money influences the quality of your life. The success of different aspects of your life depends on you having money.
The myth which states that money makes you less spiritual is false. Money will only enable you to endeavor to change people’s lives for the better, and do what you believe God intended you do. The wealthy citizens of this world are mostly spiritual people. Having fewer worries on your financial security grants you the opportunity to direct your efforts towards more important things in life. Wealthy people understand that this is merely a blessing to be used for doing the common good.
There is also the belief that rich people worship money. The opposite of this is what is true. They dedicate their livelihoods toiling to get some of it, at the expense of their health and families. The rich are beyond this trap, and are free to focus on bigger goals and truly rewarding objectives.
Those who think acquiring more money deprives others of it are wrong. The truth lies in the fact that becoming rich enables you to create more for others. Wealth can only result in more wealth. When the rich invest their wealth; there is a creation of opportunities for people to earn a living.
The the belief that money is the root of all evil is false. Lacking finances is the root of evil. This saying goes to show what evil things happen where there is no money, like murder, theft, and lies.
There are many resources to help better people understand finances. Resources like the Dawn Bennett podcast come in handy. Listening to it will help better your understanding.
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