Everybody is looking for money. It is common knowledge that money does three things:
1. It gives control:
People with money control many things – including other people who have no money.
2. It gives options:
People with money live a comfortable life whether in terms of residence, neighbourhood, school for children, cars, holiday etc.
3. Facilitates a life of contribution:
Money enables one to support needy causes like the disadvantaged in society.
Therefore, the search for more money cuts through territories, people groups, educational level, and religions. However, the thought that every 60 seconds someone in the world makes a million dollars is incomprehensible and appears as though the formula is a reserve for a few individuals. A vast population, it seems, are mystically prevented from the insights of wealth creation that hitherto shall henceforth be revealed here.
The Mystery of Life
In George Clason’s book, The Richest Man in Babylon, the King wonders, “Why should so few men be able to acquire all the gold?” This certainly was a disturbing observation because in Babylon, as it is today, a few people became very rich while everyone else continued to languish in diminishing wealth. The King’s advisor, taking note of this stated, “It has found its way, I fear, into the possession of a few very rich men of our city. It filtered through the fingers of most of our people as quickly as the goat’s milk goes through the strainer. Now that the stream of gold has ceased to flow, most of our people have nothing to show for their earnings.”
This is the mystery that very few people are getting right, while everyone else is getting it wrong and doing so repeatedly. Cracking the wealth code is not necessarily linked to
academic prowess, but rather the ability to discern (and in good time) the solution to man’s problems. Small wonder some of the world’s richest like Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson and Bill Gates, did not complete their degrees.
Your Personal Wealth Journey
Developing a winning wealth journey is no easy feat, considering the mysteries and intrigues that surround life. For 15 years, I have guided thousands of people on personal finance and investment management. Consequently, I have established that those who crack the wealth access code early stand a better chance of making it in life financially, than those who wait until their forties and above.
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