The combination of misinformation, lack of reasoning, and tainted priorities has resulted in committed action in directions that do not serve our best interests individually or collectively.
What are you teaching your children about money, investment, and wealth? You must understand is that the focus and desires for their children do not presuppose the lessons that need to be learned for sustainability. Without the successful passing down of the lessons even stability can be threatened.
Of course, a college education has value. But, you will also hear me begin every Freshman course I teach with encouragement for them to drop out. I encourage them to take a break and mature if they are not going to approach college with seriousness.
“Work hard. Have discipline.” neglects a simple truth. If you are working hard for your money, you have little time to enjoy it. The “I’ll rest when I’m dead” refrain works as a means to motivate you in the moment, but it is not a lifestyle mantra. The solution...