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FundaMENTAL W.E.A.L.T.H. Principles: Developing a Mindset for Financial Success by Clyde Anderson

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13. Leverage

Principle: You must use your assets wisely to achieve your goal.

The Seesaw

Imagine a seesaw; you know, the wooden kind that they used to have at the park. On one side you see boxes with all your assets inside and each box is labeled. You see your Time, Relationships, Gifts and Talents, and so on. On the other side you see a stack of money that appears to be the heaviest of the two because it is weighted down to the ground while your box of assets sits on the other side elevated. Although the money keeps your assets elevated, there appears to be a force field surrounding the money that makes it impossible to touch. You quickly learn that boxes are sitting there empty and to add weight to that side of the seesaw, you must input your ...

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