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The Financial Advice that Changed My Life - Grave and Vanity
“Practical dreamers have always been and always will be the pattern-makers of civilization.” – Napoleon Hill Since grade school, we are taught that college is the only way to reach the upper echelons of society. I won’t knock higher education, but I don’t believe their dated syllabus has caught up to the 21st century. To me, college felt like a breeding ground for docile employees. I studied business and marketing from a subordinate standpoint, but was never taught any real lessons about making and growing money. Stability and security are at the top of most people’s wishlist, but it resonates much differently with me. You are only as stable as the performance of your company, and if production goes down, downsizing and layoffs ensue. No one’s job is safe, ever. I also associate stability with mediocrity, and that will never fulfill any real level of wealth. With the information age taking a dominance over the industrial age, it’s important to understand how this paradigm shift will affect the way you make money. Rich Dad Poor Dad is a book I have read over a handful of times. To say it was life-changing is an understatement, and if you haven’t read it …