Draw up a T-chart, however, and write down what money means to you on the left-hand side, and write down what is really important to you in life on the right-hand side.view publisher site
Things such as family, friends, affection, and health are common themes that money can change, but are definitely not required to accommodate. Sadly, the richest dead man in the graveyard is Steve Jobs. Great visionary, and in peace may he rest. But, the point is that you will never be able to comprehend and treat it wisely until you determine what money means to you.
Did you grow up in a financially deprived household and glorify your relationship with money because of it by seeing a music video or movie star? Do you have an overwhelming desire for Jones to keep up with him? If you are running low on money in your wallet, do you feel angry with yourself? Do you spend money on building partnerships and justifying your SELF?
If you wanted cash to boost your social standing or allow you to possess fancy material things such as cars and jewellery, it would not be fair to judge you.That being said, if you live beyond your means, spend twice as much as you earn, save zero, know nothing about investing, and expect to be financially healthy, well, I don’t think so.
As an adult and faced with money decisions all day long, sitting down and even quietly meditating about what money means to you will be worthwhile for you as an individual. Think clearly regarding the value of money in your life and what it can, can and should not do for you and what it should and will not do for you.
I asked Siri, “What is money,” and she described it as “any item or record generally accepted in a given socio-economic background or country as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts.”