Jun 13, 2022
There are so many traps along the way of the Wealth Game that could keep you from achieving financial independence. Emotions, financial habits, and lifestyle choices can all tie us down to the Wealth Game’s first base and prevent us from moving to second—yet, it is not impossible. Those of us who aspire to move beyond first base have to figure out what it takes to reach second base: the stage of asset accumulation.
In this episode, I discuss how we can steal second base in the Wealth Game. I explain what lifestyle creeps are and why so many people get stuck in first base. I differentiate appreciating from depreciating assets and enumerate the many ways individuals can accumulate assets. I also highlight the importance of budgeting, discuss how budgeting can liberate our financial lives, and underscore how you can begin efficiently building and accumulating assets.
“In playing the game of wealth, what we’re truly after is something that appreciates in value. Otherwise, we won’t get much of a lead-off from first base.” - Justin Goodbread
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If you are looking for a podcast that speaks directly to the challenges and puzzles of running a business, you’ve come to the right place. The Financially Simple podcast was built for you. With over 400 episodes and counting, our host Justin Goodbread covers a broad range of topics, from starting a small business, to prepping it for sale, to growing your personal wealth. Justin’s combination of analytical skills, tough love, and a healthy dose of experience delivers practical ideas that will benefit business builders at every stage of their business journey.
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