Financial illiteracy is a ‘disease’ that has crippled dreams of many, unfortunately this knowledge is not often taught from corridors of academic institutions. Financial literacy is an habit, a lifestyle everyone must develop. We live in a society of instant gratification, the incessant urge to spend on consumables have eaten so many like a cankerworm that it would take years of training and discipline to break free from. Many would have to pass through the school of 'Hard Knocks' to really understand the need of being financially intelligent. It's disheartening today, that many incurred on themselves debts even to the point of being blacklisted, all in the bid to put up an appearance that they are financially successful. There is a clear difference between looking financially successful and being truly successful. It’s not in the look, it’s in your assets and investments.
A butterfly is safe in its cocoon but it can never reach its full potential while staying there. Getting out of the cocoon is tedious, difficult and challenging but it is in the process of coming out the butterfly grows its wings. Change can be scary, change can be painful, but nothing is more painful than staying in a place when the season or opportunities is over. Its challenging launching out to the unknown, it sometimes requires a stretch and sacrifice, because naturally, we all have the tendency to assume the negative of what we don’t know.... Read More
Everybody is born with an inherent gift, talents or skills that can be converted to cash. However, Talent alone is never enough. It is a traded talent that becomes a treasure. Bring your skill to the marketplace. A talent or skill that is not traded becomes a trash. There are countless of problem in the world and your creativity is needed to bring solutions to these problems. Monetize your skill or it dies with you... Read More
Daniel Cole is an International Motivational Speaker, Inspirational writer, Columnist and a Published Authour.