Debt is dumb. Cash is king.
Enabling is the enemy of motivation.
You have the clean canvas of a whole week before you. Paint well.
Broke is normal. Why be normal?
A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.
Change is painful. Few people have the courage to seek out change. Most people won’t change until the pain of where they are exceeds the pain of change.
You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.
One definition of maturity is learning to delay pleasure.
If you aren’t really careful, ‘The Good Enough’ can become the enemy of ‘The Best.’
Work is a surefire money-making scheme.
People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird’s eye view and they don’t create a systematic plan.
Debt is normal. Be weird.
You will only sacrifice when you passionately believe in the outcome.
There’s a great place to go when you’re broke–to work!
Money is not good or evil. It has no morals or intentions on its own. Money reflects the character of the user.
After losing everything, I went on a quest to find out how money really works, how I could get control of it, and how I could have confidence in handling it.
A good financial planner is going to do more than pick your funds.
Broke people giving financial advice is like a shop teacher with missing fingers.
The decision to go into debt alters the course and condition of your life. You no longer own it. You are owned.
Gratitude is really, really attractive. A child who is genuinely grateful makes you want to do anything for her, and that is true of adults as well.
The average millionaire can’t tell you who got thrown off the island last night.
Goals are visions and dreams with work clothes on.
Where you are today is the sum of every choice you’ve ever made. If you don’t like where you are, start making different choices!
The world will try to tell you that you need stuff to be somebody. Don’t listen.
When you create a basic budget and stick to it, it will suddenly seem like you have more money.
You’ve got to tell your money what to do or it will leave.
If you help enough people, you don’t have to worry about money.