Best 52 of Personal finance quotes - MyQuotes
Are your kids better off watching 10 hours of Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel every week?
...the stock market is the best wealth-building vehicle that exists today for the average American. Hell, for most if not all Americans!
You do pay a price for your Financial Freedom, but it is far lesser than what you pay for a Lifetime Slavery.
The most important factor to growing your financial stability isn't your income. Rather, your success is much more related to how well you keep your eye on the ball. Organize your finances around the principles of financial stability. Aim for that goal, and over time you will find many unexpected ways to actually put money aside.
Your dreams are closer than you think.
put time on your side. Start saving early and save regularly. Live modestly and don't touch the money that's been set aside.
Death and taxes in life are certain, knowing how to pay only your fair share is third.
Not money, Not skills, but Time is the biggest lever for massive wealth creation
We've been sold a dream of savings and investing that had no basis in any history or reality. We were participants in a vast experiment, a hope that personal finance and investments would do it all for us. We now know that for all too many people, it did not.
The truly wealthy don't often pursue status. They don't need to. They have already made it. The pursuit of Rolex watches and $100,000 vehicles is for wannabes like you and me. Why pursue status when you've already achieved it?
Many will want what you have, but few will do what you do.
Thanks to relentless media exposure and little-understood financing and sales practices, not to mention the perception of autos as important status indicators, most people replace their cars on a regular basis.
Cultivate an environment fertile for good habits to flourish
Your assets are your employees. Invest more on those performing well. Let the non performers go.
Don't take on more student loans than your future-self can handle.
At the end of the day, taking 50% off a $250 dress still means walking out of the store $125 poorer.
Budgeting has only one rule: Do not go over budget.
A stock (pile) of money doesn't make you any richer than it makes exchange easier
You don’t have to be a miser, just be wiser with your money.
A new car can be driven for 10 years or more if it’s properly maintained. Heck, drive that sucker into the ground before you replace it!
The struggle for Financial Freedom is very unfair. Just look at the rewards.
Financial stability is much more about doing the best with what you have and not about achieving a certain level of income.
Investment markets are still a battleground between fear and greed.
I view investing as a method of purchasing assets to gain profit in the form of reasonably predictable income (dividends, interest, or rentals) and /or appreciation over the long term.
The starting point for ‘discounts’ may be the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP), an arbitrarily high price that no one will ever pay. By crossing out the high MSRP, retailers are handing shoppers a psychological victory that will make them feel good about the purchase, even if the discounted price is still expensive.
Most people can afford healthcare and education in the age group when both these things are not relevant.
Are you willing to accept anything less than the credit you want, the credit you need and the credit you deserve?
Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self.
Debt is a dream killer.
As soon as we become aware of money, we develop beliefs about it-- beliefs we cling to, sometimes for the rest of our lives, often at the cost of our souls.
If you don’t plan to have someone work for you, you will work for someone else. There is no in-between.
If you're saving, you're succeeding
We can't all be bakers or chefs. Many of us have modest ambitions. But we can all buy a piece of the pie.
We’re creatures of habit when it comes to mobile contracts and the wires piping high-speed data into our homes. It’s a pain to deal with transfers, installations, and customer service interactions, so we shrug and keep paying a premium.
Getting rich takes focus, courage, knowledge, expertise, 100% of your effort, a never give-up attitude and a deep desire & commitment.
After all, as I walked down the aisle, I knew there was a very excellent chance of divorce. You did, too. We wear our seat belts and buy life insurance for far less risky propositions, and don bike helmets and cook meat to 160 degrees to be safe. Similarly, it is reasonable to expect everyone in a marriage to protect themselves financially in the likelihood of divorce.
Finding Money Maturity means resolving your inner conflicts around money. It really comes down to discovering a sense of ease around money.
Those who are motivated to work till old age to build a huge retirement corpus, are required to provision for less number of years after retirement!
You should never be satisfied with a little if you are capable of using and enjoying more.
If repairing one's credit is as easy as sending some dispute letters to the credit bureaus then why doesn't everyone have good credit?
If you’ve driven new cars all of your life, the term “used vehicle” may conjure up images of a dusty old beater with missing hubcaps and no A/C, dragging a clattering muffler down the boulevard. Yes, such cars exist, but I am not advocating that you buy one. Besides the embarrassment, there are also safety concerns and additional maintenance costs associated with clunkers.
Isn't it sad that we have to gain control of the artificial numbers placed upon us by others to regain some control of our lives?
Money Compounding is one concept that does not hit you unless your stars are aligned
Experts tout many positive reasons to save money, including being able to afford things like a home, car or holiday, becoming financially independent and being prepared for unforeseen expenses or emergencies. Ultimately, putting money aside for a rainy day will make you feel less stressed, more in control of your finances and all-around happier. Now that's worth saving for!
Every money message we hold on to contains a fatal flaw; it impressions us in an incomplete world.
When you know the impact of little expenses, you will realise that there is nothing little in this world.
We tend to compartmentalize our debt: categorizing our mortgage debt as one kind of debt, installment loans as another, and credit cards as still another. Most treat all person (consumer) debt separately from mortgage debt. The fact is that debt is debt. All of it is owed and has to be paid back!
On alimony: "Why should it be your ex's responsibility to give you a lifestyle that you yourself cannot afford?
If you don't take good care of your credit, then your credit won't take good care of you.
John Maynard Keynes
--he, indeed, who gave fewest pledges to Fortune, has yet suffered her heaviest visitations.