Getting Huge Financially is Fun
Let's have some fun today with a list. At FJJ both of our main writer's lift weights. We also like to manage our finances and write about it on the internet. The goals of these tasks are surprisingly similar in many respects.
In fact, when I type the list up I notice the left and right sides are identical in many regards:
Anyway, now you can see perhaps why this site works so well for us since we can blog about lifting as well as finances and nobody will bat an eye. Notice how consistency applies to almost every principle we suggest;
- Lifting weights
- eating good
- dollar cost averaging
- being frugal
- working hard
It is good to do some of this stuff on occasion, but if you can find the drive to do it all on the reg, you begin a never ending cycle of improvement. And you know what, after a while, you don't really notice that you are saving money, you are just doing your normal thing. At least that is how it will feel. Have a bad day and feel tired? Just look at those killuh muscles in the mirror for some inspiration (or your abs if you've got to that point)
Have a crappy day at work where they made you do stuff and you barely got to look at pictures of cats hardly at all? Then check yo gains in the finance department to remind yourself of why you do all this nonsense:
13.6% is not bad. Really it's almost double the yearly average of 7% so I will take it. Definitely it is not as bone crushing as the 17.9% I got when I checked a few months ago. Can't always be on top but I digress....
This bull market is pretty sweet but it will go down some day. My muscles are huge but they will wither away at some point. But will I ever stop investing? nope. Will I ever stop lifting? nope.
So there you go, a means to an end of sorts.