Sometimes spending money results in a direct increase of happiness. They are the purchases we dream about yet rarely achieve: the reliable car that cuts your bus commute in half or a blanket that l…
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“The sketchy stigma attached to Wall Street & investing, the uncertainty with where to begin, how to even attempt investing (how on earth are you supposed to pick stocks and trades well, when professionals probably know way more than you and could do it way better?)… etc.
Upon thinking through this question, I decided to research how many people under the age of 30 even own stock. The answer is around 26%. That’s it. I was shocked.
BUT another statistic showed that 65% of millennials don’t believe that Social Security benefits will be enough to provide them with meaningful income in retirement. So that’s good. At least there is some motivation for wanting to explore the options to make more.”
“I think it’s safe to make a generalization: we spend a lot of time on our phones. And most of it is unproductive. If we spent only a fraction of the time we spend browsing through selfies or playing stupid tappy-tap-tap games or reading the toxic garbage we call “Facebook comments” and instead directed that to reviewing our finances, we’d all be better off.”