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Submitted by scaredyclassic on July 2, 2020 - 8:00am
You can spend it. Then its gone. Alternatively...
It goes in little buckets if you have any, always for later.
You watch the buckets, like an ancient farmer, hoping for growth.
You wont feel rich, even with a few million, but more like you have some extra grain, insurance against calamity.
If you are free with your money your buckets will be near empty.
Extra Money doesn't buy happiness, or even a lot of extra security in the low six, high six, or low seven figure range.
You have stuff without debt, which is nice, but that is the modern luxury lifestyle..to be free from debt.
Watching LA DOLCE VITA. Fellini .
Its about the futility of searching for happiness in wealth, fame etc. slick movie. and
Covid comes and tips a few buckets. Or if not covid, some black swan.
We are overwhelmingly all inches away from a wipeout, disaster.
I feel poor.
I am not.
Reading ENTANGLED LIFE. New book about the lives of fungi. Much we can learn from them.
Best i can figure, we work, we raise kids if lucky they learn about the whole bucket thing, we put money in our own buckets, we realize death is coming, we try to find some small pleasure in things, we think we are bigger than we are, we argue with those around us in a desperate bid to prove to ourselves that we are right about things ...we die.
We hope to die with somewhat full buckets.
This i call Financial Planning.
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