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Get Rich Slow: Start Now, Start Small to Achieve Real Wealth by Sarah Riegelhuth

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Chapter 14

Take stock

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Before we set out to achieve anything in life, it’s important to know where we currently are. In many ways, achieving financial success can be compared with attaining a health or fitness goal, For example, if we wanted to run a marathon, we would first need to assess our current fitness level, then build a plan for how we would ultimately reach our goal of running 42.2 kilometres. If we are currently running 5 km comfortably, we will likely have more work to do than if we have recently completed a half-marathon distance of 21.1 km. Either way, we will need to come up with a training program that will see our fitness increase week by week, ...

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