Money To Live

August 14, 2008

Defining Moments: Success is paying the bills

Filed under: defining moments — by moneytolive @ 5:00 am

Defining Moments is a series about how we remember money and how it has shaped our lives.

A while back, I taught a personal finance course for women in Trenton, NJ. At the first class, each woman introduced herself and said something she was proud of financially. Here is what one woman said.

When I was a [exotic] dancer, I was always behind on rent. Now, I make much less money working at JC Penney, but I always pay my rent on time.

Financial success does not mean earning more; it could be the security of having enough money on hand to pay the bills.


1 Comment »

  1. I sent an associate of mine a link to your post and he appreciated it

    Comment by Cassidy Mayo — August 22, 2008 @ 2:05 pm |Reply

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