All of us have at least one reason why we get up and go out (or work from home) to try to make a living. For most of us, it’s survival: paying for food, clothing, or shelter. For a growing number of others, it also involves getting out of debt. Unfortunately, for most of us, our financial motivation is not much beyond that, aside from buying stuff to fill our homes and/or going on trips, both largely in an attempt to escape the mundane.
So, what motivates you to make a living? Are you trying to get ‘filthy rich’ someday, whatever amount that is and whatever that means? Is it simply to pay for the basics and to have a bit left over to buy and/or do something nice from time to time? Are you simply in survival mode – or, in survival mode plus a mountain of debt? Are you the rarest type who is looking several years, even decades, beyond today and actively planning for then?Continue reading “What’s Your Bigger Financial Motivation – Or Do You Even Have One?”