Calling Out Financial Myths
A a lot of misconceptions exist when finances are the subject of discussion. When Analyzed from the point of truth, it quickly emerges that what people have held as being right about money is wrong. They are simply generalizations and reasons that prevent these people from living a happy life full of wealth. To be able to focus on the creation of wealth, you have to shed your faith in such negative myths and see the facts.
There is the belief that having a lot of money will make you a bad person. The truth is that money only serves to bring out your personality. To know who your neighbor is, watch them around money. Those who are selfish will have that trait displayed. Those who are not will become generous with their fortune.
There is also a popular one stating money is not everything. It tries to justify the belief that money doesn’t determine how you will live. This betrays how the poor are in denial. Access to money influences the quality of your life. Your access to wealth is seen in the details of your life.
Another the myth is that money makes you less spiritual. Money will only enable you to endeavor to change people’s lives for the better, and do what you believe God intended you do. It is the fact that most of the wealthiest people today are very spiritual. When you have few worries about where you will get money, you can turn your attention to how you can improve this world. Wealthy people understand that this is merely a blessing to be used for doing the common good.
Some people believe the rich worship their money. The opposite of this is what is true. They will work tirelessly to earn it while sacrificing their health and family. Those who are wealthy will work for other reasons, mostly driven by passion and personal missions.
Some people believe earning a lot of money means finishing it for others. What is true is that having more money gives you the chance to make other people earn theirs. Wealth begets more wealth. The products and services the wealthy create help others to have more wealth of their own.
When people say that money is the root of all evil, they are only proclaiming falsehoods. The root of evil is lack of money. This analogy demonstrates the evils that are brought about by poverty, such as murder, theft and lies.
There are many resources to help better people understand finances. Resources like the Dawn Bennett podcast come in handy. Listening to it will help better your understanding.