Imagine this, money is spent faster then it is earned!
Very often we see a lot of people employed in decorated positions spending a huge amount of money. We see that they might head off to Barcelona for a weekend in a jiffy. If you’re getting bored in the house, go to Taj and stay there for a few nights. They basically need ideas about how to spend their money.
I was having this discussion with another colleague in the office and she mentioned in an update that a particular client's family was spending a lot of money.
They were just blowing away money, they were not investing and had no value for money. She seemed to be completely bewildered at the fact that these people were just not concerned, not bothered, not saving a dime! How could someone live like that? She concluded that they will not have anything in the future.
People tend to behave out of the things that motivate them. Let us try and explore what goes through their mind when they, in our language, are blowing away money and in their language, they are enjoying their lives.
You can choose to have a life where money holds no value for you, provided you understand the implications.
This happens under three different circumstances or scenarios.
A word of caution. Money tends to get spent by the second or third generation so figure out where you’re standing.
Kartik Jhaveri is an expert at planning money, life & aspirations. He is a Certified Financial Planner, Wealth Manager & Financial Freedom Coach.
First Published: IST