Singaporeans work hard to be affluent. No one here in Singapore wants to be poor. Everyone wants to do well. If you want to be rich, you have to persevere because it can make a difference at the end of the day. Reading Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad is a great start. You can learn a lot of things.
Getting rich is a journey and as you go along, you learn a lot of things every day. There are people who think that getting rich is a game. Actually , Kiyosaki agrees to this. He said that in building your riches, you should have fun. If you fear losing, it robs you of your potential.
Kiyosaki got most of his ideas from Arkad. In biblical times, Arkad was the richest merchant in the land. King Sargon was displeased because most of his subjects were poor so he urged his subjects to ask Arkad of his secrets to success. Here’s what Arkad advised:
1. Control your Expenses
The first thing to get rich is to control your expenses. Yes you deserve all the good things but you have to refrain from spoiling yourself because you cannot save enough to build your riches. There is a simple formula for getting rich: earnings – savings = expenses.
2. Fatten your Purse
The next thing that you should do is fatten your purse. You have to remember always that you should not spend more than your means because that will leave you borrowing from others.
Getting rich is not easy because you have to deal with a lot of things but you have everything you need to be successful. You should get lessons and inspirations from successful and famous rich people.