What eating pizza can teach us about wealth building

In the book ‘Richest man in Babylon‘, the author lays out what he calls “seven cures for a lean purse” for wealth building, each fairly simple, but if followed diligently over a lifetime, will build wealth. If you’re too busy to read the book, take a look at this post summarising the key points and how they apply to the young Indian investor. Revisiting one of the seven cures, namely, the 2nd cure that says to “control thy expenditure” because “what we call ‘necessary expenses’, will always grow to equal our incomes, unless we protest to the contrary.” Think back

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The Richest Man in Babylon

You never know where you find pearls of wisdom. In the movie, ‘Friends with benefits’, there is an exchange when Tommy (played by Woody Harrelson) meets the new guy in office, Dylan (Justin Timberlake). Tommy walks into Dylan’s office and notices that that there is no door where one used to be. Their exchange goes like this… Tommy: Oh! By the way, why did you take your door off its lovely hinges? Dylan: It was dumb, man. Something I saw in a management book. Tommy: Oh! Right! Right! Like that’s how Warren Buffett got rich. He took doors off of things! Hey, everybody

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