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The Rules of Wealth, 3rd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 35

Small economies won’t make you wealthy but they will make you miserable

Is it penny wise, pound foolish? I don’t think so. I think that trying to make small economies in order to become prosperous is doomed to failure. It won’t make you rich but it will make you miserable. And being miserable isn’t a good place to start out each day. You need a decent breakfast and a positive attitude. Cutting out your daily cappuccino might help you lose weight, and it might reduce your caffeine intake, but it isn’t going to make you rich and it might well make you feel miserable.

CUTTING OUT YOUR DAILYCAPPUCCINO ISN’T GOINGTO MAKE YOU RICH

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