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  • Writer's pictureKel Galavan

Simple Principles for Big Wins; Achieve Financial Freedom with Integrity

Riches come to those who play fair and work hard. Here’s how to do it.

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Play Fair & Work Hard; the bedrock of solid financial security and maybe even society as a whole.

You decide.

But more than that, they are the keys to a future filled with hope and motivation.

Fair play and hard work are the opposite of taking a lazy way out.

But fulfilling in every way possible.

Play Fair:

  • Equal Opportunities: Everyone deserves a fair shot from the start.

  • Leave It Better: Improve your finances and help others do the same.

  • Take Responsibility: Own your financial choices and their impacts.

  • Share the Wealth: Create opportunities for others; don't hoard them.

  • Think Long-Term: Focus on lasting success, not quick gains.

  • Be Transparent: Be open and honest about your money matters.

  • Be Kind: Treat others well; collaborate rather than compete.

  • Trust First: Give people the benefit of the doubt.

  • Own Your Mistakes: Admit when you're wrong and make it right.

Work Hard:

  • Learn Constantly: Always educate yourself about money and investing.

  • Ask Questions: Seek advice and information before making decisions.

  • Add Value: Make your money work for you and others.

  • Adapt Quickly: Be ready to change your financial strategies as needed.

  • Embrace Risks: Face uncertainty and take smart risks.

  • Be Proactive: Don't just follow plans—create them.

  • Play by the Rules: Follow financial rules or work to improve them.

Beware of Shortcuts:

Social media and politics often celebrate taking shortcuts because it's flashy; it's sold as the cool thing to do. But real success doesn't come from cutting corners. In fact, it can lead to detrimental consequences.

Most of us don't do manual labour anymore. Thank goodness for that.

Instead, we can work hard on meaningful problems that build and sustain us, allowing us to use our freedom to create a better world for ourselves and those around us.

Building the Right Money Culture:

Most of us want to live and work in a culture that values fairness and hard work. But if we don't work to maintain these values, they will disappear, and we will all be worse for it. It's our responsibility to uphold these values and create a better future.

Final Thoughts:

To create a life that is truly worth something, feels great to live, and is secure enough to sustain us, both fair play and hard work are hardwired into the foundations.

These aren't just ideas—they're essential.

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