CHAPTER 19

Money, Money, Money

If you want to know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.

Benjamin Franklin

Money is the cornerstone of business. Everything eventually boils down to bucks, whether it’s needing funds to start, using working capital to assure growth, gambling on a “sure” scheme, or investing money to make more money. A good idea, exceptional abilities, or “ground floor information” on deals must always be backed up with the dollars to make opportunities happen.

Finance and Stress: A Tag Team Match

From a personal stress perspective, there are some common sense rules to follow that will protect you, your assets, and your sanity.

Never risk more than you are prepared to lose or, should things go badly, will put you into ...

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