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Oct 20, 2020
Share your one-liner money words of wisdom! And vote for your favorite.
Curious if any of you live by a certain money "mantra"? Please share it if you do. For everyone reading this, vote with an emoji for the one you like best! I'll start with an obvious one..."Don't spend more than you earn!"
Replies (29)
Oct 22, 2020
Here's mine! "Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving."- Warren Buffett
Oct 26, 2020
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest!
Oct 22, 2020
Invest for the long-term. Diversify, minimize cost, and stay the course.
Oct 22, 2020
Learn to love leftovers!!!
Oct 23, 2020
“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.”
Oct 28, 2020
Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.
Dec 04, 2020
Jesus saves, but Moses invests.
Jan 17, 2021
A penny saved is a penny earned !
Feb 05, 2021
Never take custody of anything that eats.
Oct 20, 2020
"Scared money don't make no money." -Various Rappers
Apr 27, 2022
Nov 09, 2020
I'm stuck between "I need to save money" and "you only live once"
Jan 19, 2021
If you buy things you don't need, soon you will have to sell things you need.
Mar 27, 2021
Mine is: Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this. --Dave Ramsey
Oct 22, 2020
Don't borrow money to buy something that depreciates in value.
Jan 17, 2022
@Brad958, Shouldn't we take car loan?
Jan 22, 2022
@fbVU6, good for you, admirable @Curiousmind Cars depreciate by 40% in value after a few years of owning/driving it
Jan 21, 2022
@Curiousmind, I'm nearly 60 and have never had a car loan. I don't ever intended to have one, as I think the OP's logic is sound.
Nov 21, 2020
Money can't buy happiness.
Dec 03, 2020
Always remember...there are two ways to increase your savings rate: 1. Earn more 2. Spend less.
Jan 17, 2022
@Ckim005, For investing, time is your best friend and compound interest is the mysterious wonder.
Apr 28, 2022
@Curiousmind, well said!
Jan 03, 2022
@Ckim005, Pay yourself first! You are a bill.
Jan 13, 2022
@ElizabethMH3, Totally. You are a bill. Love that phrase!
Jan 13, 2022
@Ckim005, Time in the market beats timing the market. Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. The one who understands it, earns it… the one who doesn't, pays it. The best day to start investing was yesterday; the second best day? Today.
Jan 13, 2022
@fbVU6, Love these. These are so simple and foundational, but unknown to too many. Thanks for the 3 in 1 here!
Jan 17, 2022
If you can't afford it, don't buy it.
Jan 17, 2022
@JessaJ39, This is spot on. Another one that's so fundamentally obvious but not followed by too many!
Jan 28, 2022
Price is what you pay, value is what you get -Warren Buffet