My financial ‘epiphany’ has been more of gradual progression rather than a single ‘aha!’ moment. A handful of events each lighting my pathway to financial independence.
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MY FIRST FINANCIAL EPIPHANY
I’ve written about a few of these aha moments, but my first light turned on about 10 years ago when my Grandpa passed away. Grandma had died a few years earlier so we, their remaining family members, were left with the task of sorting through their possessions. It was eyeopening to say the least.
As Grandpa’s kids and grand kids were cleaning out his home, a few heirlooms and other items were claimed, but the overwhelming majority of the possessions in his house were discarded.
MATERIAL POSSESSIONS ARE JUST FUTURE GARBAGE
Material possessions don’t matter.
PEOPLE MATTER, STUFF DOESN’T