The Way of Financial Freedom

If your cup of water is empty, would you refill it by taking your empty cup to the faucet, or by bringing the faucet to your empty cup?

This is the secret to financial freedom.  You can bring your savings up to cover your expenses, or you can bring your expenses down to fit your savings.  All you need to do is bring them together.  How hard you want to make it is up to you.  Just remember which one is harder to move.

 

Interestingly, this also explains the way to happiness.

8 Responses to The Way of Financial Freedom

  1. Craig Bailey says:

    Thanks for sharing that profoundly simple yet true principle!

    People should not take this lightly as some “cute” parable. Instead, by reading, learning and applying these simple ideas we can achieve our own financial freedom.

    Yes, it takes time. But, we all can get there!

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  3. Simple and valuable insight. Ultimately navigating finances is a balancing act. Its not nearly as hard or unattainable as some believe. Thanks for the short and sweet post!

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  7. Andrew says:

    Simple and valuable insight. Ultimately navigating finances is a balancing act. Its not nearly as hard or unattainable as some believe. Thanks for the short and sweet post!

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