Best Five Rules of Money You Should Have Learned at School

One primary reason why we are sent packing to school is to get ourselves ready to be able to take on our future life. If you think high school is the most miserable thing that could have happened to you, wait till you start earning you bread and try to support a family. So with all the Macbeth and Wuthering Heights and History of the World books, a little bit practice finance knowledge must be provided to the school goers so that they don’t find everything Greek once they are dealing with their own monetary exchanges.

5 quick yet simple rules of money you should have learnt at school are -

Believe in your choices

If you want to be rich, learn to believe your instinct above others. If you feel a certain wardrobe makeover or a new gadget is not worth it and yet if your pals find it cooler and think of them as an absolute necessity, be your own man/woman and just stick to what you feel. Trust me, if you have doubts over a certain buy, there is no way you will get full utility from using it and will eventually question your expense.

Get a job

No matter where you stay, if you have the amenity to attend a school, I’m sure there is at least a single job available in the neighborhood that you can do. Get this very straight. No job is big or small as long as it has the legal and social sanction. So if you get a 5 bucks out of giving your neighbor’s dog a wash or may be sweep the nearest grocery store and get a quick 10 bucks, indulge in these.

Personality development

What business schools teach all the time about soft skills are related to interactions and responsibility and you can get enough of experience form these small tasks. Also, next time you have to give a gift to ma or dad or a friend or even yourself, you can afford it from your hard earned money. Now that will bring to you some serious self respect.

Set huge goals

You know what they say about goals, don’t you? Reach out for the stars so that even if you fail, you will get to be at least in the sky. Set huge goals. For example, plan to get an A+, so that you can at least land an A. similarly, if you earn just 5 bucks in the weekends, hope to save and collect around 100 bucks by the New Year’s Eve. This way you can have at least something around 80 to 90 bucks, at the very least.

Live the long dream

All of your plans and your daily little errands must be in view with a long term goal. This way when most of your pals are wondering what to do, you already have the ground work set for your dream future. No matter what, please follow these simple tricks to your dream career.

About the Author: The above article is written by JD from Page Once. He recommends that forgetting a bill pay can lead you in severe financial issues which might prove fatal for you and your family. So plan your finances well to avoid such issues.

Vijayraj Reddy
Vijayraj Reddy is founder & editor-in-chief of, a financial blog which helps people to earn money, invest money and save money. You can find him on Facebook & Twitter or send him email at [email protected]

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One Response to “Best Five Rules of Money You Should Have Learned at School”

  1. PrIyAnGsHu says:

    Yes, money is a very important thing and everybody needs it in their life. So, managing it propery is a pretty cruicial part. Thanks for sharing these tips buddy.

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