What Does It Really Take To Get Wealthy?

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Get rich quick schemes are easy to latch onto because they tell you what you want to hear. They tell you how to become a millionaire in 3 easy steps or how to become wealthy with little effort on your part. They convince you that if you just buy their information or go to their limited-seat seminar you too can get wealthy. They are called schemes for a reason…it’s fluff and it sells well.

Get Rich Slowly

The truth about how to get wealthy, it takes a lifetime of good financial habits. Oh sure, you may be fortunate enough to inherit some money, win the lottery, strike it big in Vegas or a hit an investment boom; but that’s all about luck and you may wait a long time for that.

The 3 most important habits to learn are how to pace yourself, live on less than you earn and buy based on wants instead of needs. Many will argue that those are just too simple, how can you get rich based on those trivial, common, ordinary steps, they are not complicated enough to attain wealth. Contrary to popular belief, those steps are exactly how rich people become wealthy.

Stop Chasing Luck

Many people understand the concept of getting rich the slow way but still chase luck. While they are chasing luck, they are wasting time, time they could be developing good financial habits. If you run into some luck, good for you, but in the meantime, sharpen your financial habits, you will be farther ahead in the long run.