Overall, I’ve spent a fair bit of time monitoring the financial markets. I’ve made some money and I’ve lost some money. Overall, I’ve made more money. All of the investing mistakes that I had to make, I think I’ve made them in my 20′s and well even in my early 30′s.
I used to spend a lot of time talking about and researching topics related to money and well investing. I truly enjoy the ‘process’ of making money. It’s this giant puzzle for me and I’ve enjoyed trying to demystify a tiny bit of the process. It’s still very alien to me.
But then a shift happened. Last year I lost my interest in the markets and well in investing. Truth be told, I lost interest in a lot of different things…if not everything. The world suddenly turned grey. But that’s another story.
After the long spell of deep self-analysis and probing my psychological construct , I finally came to the conclusion that I do want to make more money. However, my existence does not revolve around making money.
Now, I don’t monitor my portfolio everyday. Instead, I spend an adequate amount of time researching and planning every couple of weeks. Set it and forget it.
Anyhow, the actual intent of this blog-post. On a personal level and at this point in my life, I just want to make enough money so that:
But the important thing that I have realized is that I don’t have to wait to be rich, for all of this to occur. That: