Is it possible to be rich and contented?


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There is a saying 'If you didn't learn anything new in a day, you have wasted the day'.

So I am planning to learn something new everyday and share it with you all. 

What I learned today?

I started reading the book 'The Psychology of Money'(Affiliate link) by Morgan Housel. In the beginning of the book, there is a comparison between two men. 

First one, 'Ronald Read' who was a Gas station attendant and Janitor for a long period of time but using tiny savings, made a fortune of $8 million.

On the other hand, 'Richard Fuscone' - a Harvard MBA, Vice Chairman of a finance institute, went broke in his late years.

I am always an avid reader of self development books. But this story changed something in my perception .

I am  not gonna dive into who's policy is right and who's is wrong. But I wonder how can a man have this simple mindset?

With around $8 million dollars as asset, he didn't boast about his wealthiness and didn't show off his money by having a luxurious life.

He had a contented life and had only what he needed. he is also a myth  breaker to a thought that 'Job doesn't make you wealthy'. He simply proved that being wealthy is a mindset and one who has it, will become wealthy whether it is a 9 to 5 job or entrepreneurship. 

All person's lives are lesson not only to them but to us. Learning from other's life is wise, since we don't have enough time to make all the mistakes by ourselves. 

Hoping these two stories gave us a life time of lessons and finishing the post with another saying,

'The Goal is to be Rich, not to look Rich' - Moosa Rahat.

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