I am from a humble working class family, staying with my grandmother, parents, and younger brother in a 4 room flat.
My younger brother is very intelligent but doesn't like school. He ventured into MLM last year and enjoyed some early success. Now, he wants to buy a car and it has to be a Mercedes Benz or BMW. I told him to save the money. He said he must look successful and rich to make more money as he can convince people to join him more easily.
I am just a simple person working in the civil service. I don't know how the business world works. I follow your blog because you give down to earth advice about money and life in general.
I am worried about my brother. What should I do?
Thank you for the generous sharing of your time and knowledge.
Alamak. I don't know what you should do.
I will say that there are many ways to make money in this world.
Hopefully, we can find something we like, are good at, which makes lots of money and is legal.
I know, that is the dream and not many people get to live the dream. I didn't.
Then, of course, it is about being prudent with money, being pragmatic in life and being patient as we grow wealth.
For my own safety, that's all I will say. :)
1. If we are not rich, don't act rich.
2. Prudent, patient and pragmatic.
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