Having a job in a poor economy is like an island in the middle of the ocean. It allows you to breathe air for a little while. However, individual spending patterns in life either slowly erode at your island making it disappear, or it grows your land creating more real estate. You decide how your island grows or shrinks.
You must learn to live within your means in order to achieve wealth. Money creates money, it allows breathing room. Being mired in debt reduces your landmass and suffocates you, making you feel helpless.
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