Let’s talk about the topic of money today.

I love talking about this topic, especially when it comes to money creation and how to take advantage of it.

Many of us don’t feel comfortable talking about money.

If someone asks you: ‘Hey, how much money do you make a month?

What’s your first reaction?

It feels like someone is trying to take advantage of us. It feels like we lose control and feel vulnerable.

How come?

Because it’s a poor and middle class mindset. A typical disease. A selfish reaction.

Something that will always hold us back from getting ahead.

So before you can take advantage of money, you need to change your perception of money.

I am sure you came across statements such as “Money is the root of all evil” or “Money will not make you happy”.

Typical excuses are so deeply rooted in our society that it becomes natural and almost impossible to think differently.

Don’t you think that everyone who sees money as the root of all evil or says that it won’t make you rich, is just trying to come up with excuses to justify their own situation?

This mindset is the greatest blocker that prevents us from building wealth.

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Money as a tool

Here is the thing: money itself is just a tool.

It is a number printed on a paper.

Or a number displayed on a screen in your bank account.

The only thing that matters is how you make use of it.

As Sara Blakely puts it…

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“I feel like money makes you more of who you already are.”

– Sara Blakely, CEO of Spanx

Bad people will use money to create more suffering.

Good people on the other hand will use money to create a better world.

You see, money itself has nothing to do with your actions.

Money itself won’t make you happy, that’s true. But having no money will not make you happy either.

So stop using this stupid excuse.

How many times before have you thought about if you can afford certain things?

Aren’t you sick of making sacrifices?

Don’t you just want to buy nice things without worrying about the costs?

Or go on vacation with friends and family without having to book the cheapest tickets or hotels?

Or building different businesses and designing awesome products without worrying about starting capital?

Of course you do!

Can you see how many limitations the lack of money creates for you?

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How do you make more money?

Everyone is asking this question, only a few are taking real action.

About 95% of all people do: work harder, climb up the career ladder, switch companies, become a high ranked manager and get
promoted.

The problem with that approach?

First: there is a limit how much you can earn as an employee. It is very unlikely that you get paid a million $ a year. Even 100k is out of reach for most people.

Second: You start to run after the next big gig to earn more, which in the end makes you a bitch. Do you want to be a bitch?

Therefore the rule #1 when it comes to money is:

“The rich don’t work for money.
They let money work for them.”

Simply put: use your money to get smart. Increase your financial intelligence. If you can turn 5$ into 10$, that’s financial intelligence!

Don’t work for promotions, work for acquiring skills that will help you to make money in the long run instead.

Build Businesses that serves people. The more people you serve, the more money you make.

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Can everyone get rich?

Economical History 101…

The USD was taken off the gold standard in 1971.

As a result, governments could start to print money as much as needed to stimulate the economy.

The impact?

Interests rates decreased, everyone started to borrow more money, the stock markets went up, rich people got more wealthy, prices went up, salary didn’t increased and poor people got more poor.

Money is here in abundance, yet not equally distributed.

If the entire money would be distributed equally, EVERYONE would be a multi millionaire.

So YES, everyone could get rich.

But only the ones who know to leverage the power of money.

What do you need to do?

If you are in a situation right now, where you have a shortage of money then there is only one reason for it.

You are not focused on money. You don’t have the money mindset yet.

There are only 3 rules when it comes to money.

  1. How you make money
  2. How to keep it
  3. And how to multiply it

 

First, you need to get rid of the employee mindset and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

Don’t follow the money. Learn to let it work for you.

Checkout my other article where I explain how to get rid of the employee mindset: How To Get Rich. And Why It Matters.

 

Second, you need to get away from being consumer and becoming a producer. If you spent all the money that you earn, you will never become wealthy.

Create assets and stop acquiring liabilities.

Start with something small that you can work on next to your day job. Here are 15 Ideas of Side hustles To Make Passive Income.

 

And once you create a stable stream of income, learn to reinvest the money by repeating the process.

 

If you follow the process, I will be well on your way to financial freedom.