This Article is dedicated to all Filipinos whom just got their first paychecks, those who suffer and feel deeply emotional everytime they open their wallets, and to those who just love to BURN away the fruits of their Hardwork.
” I set Fire to the Rain ”
So, you were sitting somewhere, reading this article because you were guilty of being a GASTADOR ( Money Burner ) But, don’t worry. You are not alone, in a matter of fact. Bilions of people struggle with this crisis in life. And Most Successful people also became one at some point.
So, let’s start reminiscing your past. Do you remember when Christmas Time and New year arrives? Of course! those were the greatest days on the lives of every Child, and nightmare for most Adults. You will receive your ‘Malutong na pera’ that smells like, paper fried in Chicharon oil. Remember the days when you will boast with your Mommy how much you ransacked? and how she tells you to put it in the Piggy bank you also received as a present? Well, at that very young age, you were taught how to SAVE buddy, Congratulations! Do you also remember what your mother told you afterwards? You will save that money in order for you to buy new toys, new clothes, and school materials when classes begun. Your mother was really a Genius!
Let’s look how does that logic affected your mind. So you earn money from your Ninongs. You Save it in your Piggy Bank. Then, spend it when time comes. Basically, what you have learned is the Process of Spending and NOT Saving for your future. Grown ups also does that, that’s why they teach you that way of ‘Saving’. Adults will be Saving money to buy Cars or House or any other stuff that they want. But that wasn’t really the concept of Saving, that can make you Financially Free.
This is an excerpt from the Book, ” The Richest man in Babylon by: George Clason”
“Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed. The first copper you save is the seed from which your tree of wealth shall grow. The sooner you plant that seed the sooner shall the tree grow. And the more faithfully you nourish and water that tree with consistent savings, the sooner may you bask in contentment beneath its shade.”
The logic behind Saving is that, you treat it like a seed, put more and it will grow, Invest it to something so it generates Fruit. And when the time comes, you will reap your rewards by retiring from your job without worrying much about Money.