Wealth has to do with consciousness, not just dollars in the bank. Some people have the dollars in the bank, and are still in debt, and unhappy. It’s basically the story of the tortoise and the hare. One puts aside as they go along, the other is living for today, saying things like, “I deserve it.”
Wealth has more to do with attitude and behaviors than actual numbers. (Sure, there’re those who have millions, but the I think if you click on the link below, you’ll find ways you can stress less about money, and see the light at the end of the tunnel.
…the key to financial freedom is spending less than you earn over a long period of time. This is the way that people who’ve never earned more than $30,000 a year can retire rich (by following the principle) and how people earning $1 million a year can die broke (by not following it). That’s really good news for all of us because cutting expenses/living below your means is much easier and more controllable than trying to increase your income.