Posts Tagged ‘easy’

Nothing Always

Posted: February 4, 2016 in Thought for the Day
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“Nothing is always easy.” -James Altucher

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All good is hard.  All evil is easy.  Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy.  Stay away from easy.” -Scott Alexander

Easy Money

Posted: June 15, 2014 in Money Matters
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The risk of easy money is the same for rich and poor alike: instead of learning to give, they learn only how to take.” -Bill Bonner

It is easy to be poor, no matter how much money one makes.  What most don’t realize, the inverse is just as true; it’s hard to be wealthy no matter how much money one makes.  Why?  There seems to be a natural reflex to spend according to what is earned.  Anyone who can overcome this reflex has overcome one of the greatest temptations of life.

Easy Money

Posted: November 6, 2013 in Money Matters
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“The easy way to teach children the value of money is to borrow from them.” -Anonymous

Hard Money

Posted: August 10, 2013 in Money Matters
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“It’s easy to piddle away money.  It’s hard to get a good return on it.” –Bill Bonner

“Aspiring to easy financial gain might be normal, but it’s also self-destructive.  Most people don’t understand that easy financial gain is one of the worst things that can happen to them.  Ask a lottery winner.  According to author Don McNay’s book, Life Lessons from the Lottery, the lives of lottery winners are usually a wreck within about five years of winning.  More is bad when you’re not prepared for it…when you didn’t do more to earn it.”  -Dan Ferris