The very nature of finance is that it cannot be profitable unless it is significantly
leveraged... and as long as there is debt, there can be failure and contagion.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
At least 80 percent of millionaires are self-made. That is, they started with nothing but ambition and energy, the same way most of us start.
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution
before tomorrow morning.
All money is a matter of belief.
Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their
education, healthcare, and retirement.
Stay on top of your finances. Don’t leave that up to others.
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff.
Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher.
A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater.
And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.
Money can’t buy happiness, but neither can poverty.
The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success “permanently” is to reset your financial thermostat.
But it is your choice whether you choose to change.
—T. Harv Eker
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to
become financially independent.
Never depend on single income. Make an investment to create a second source.
In other words, do not put all eggs in one basket.
The thing I have discovered about working with personal finance is that the good news is that it is not rocket science. Personal finance is about 80 percent behavior.
It is only about 20 percent head knowledge. I believe that through knowledge
and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.
Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates.
It’s important for a woman to be able to control her finances.
The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to
dig deep and fix the root problem.
We’ve taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity,
and our own stability and security, as well.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains
after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Watch your finances like a hawk.
—H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money.
They bring success to what they do.
Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment, it insures the possibility of
satisfying a new desire when it arises.
Know what you own, and know why you own it.
Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.
—James W. Frick
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