“Writing your own check.”
In America today, you are more than any other time able to write your own check. You can choose your own role and be your own boss. As a matter of fact, over the next few decades, more than half of working Americans will have some sort of self-employment income coming into their households. And this is necessary considering so many jobs that we have come to know and love are heading overseas to underdeveloped nations. The reason being that it’s cheaper to make the product over there because more people and the raw materials to build are cheap as well. Now what Americans have to do is come up with another income more passive to subsidize our living. But it’s not as easy a you think.
If you want to make another income, you need to really hone in on a craft. You don’t just go outside and start making extra money. You have to work at something then go out and build from there enough to money. And the reason being is that it is very hard to consistently make money in this country. Because there is always the threat of competition and falling of the creative wagon. People want consistency you may not be able to bring to them. So go out and learn and learn then build. This is where people give up and quit because they want it now.
Ever hear of something called “fuck you money.” Most people in America will never know what this is like. Hell, in my position, I don’t have it. But F-You-Money is vey broad and ambiguous. You don’t need to be rich. The average person will be homeless in just a few weeks if they lost their job today. And this means having some sort of cushion of side money to hold you over is important. That is where F-You-Money comes into play. Doesn’t have to be much, just enough to last you until you find more work.
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