I just wrote this for American Express’ new website: Currency. Don’t think I’m allowed to re-post it here yet, BUT be sure to click over and check it out – I think you’ll like it!! :)
5 Things My Mohawk Taught me About Money. Here’s a snippet:
2. It’s all about patience. Just like commuting to work or painting a picture, getting those spikes up every day takes time. We’re talking anywhere from five to 25 minutes-all depending on my hair’s mood and how long I’ve let it grow out.
The same rules apply to finance. It takes time to reap those rewards. (There’s a reason J.D. and hundreds of others write about “getting rich slowly.”) Same with paying off your debt: Unless you get a crazy influx of money, you’ve got to pay that off one month at a time, little by little. There’s no true get-rich-quick schemes out there, I’m afraid. Nor quick mohawks, for that matter.