Since we are entering a new year, I thought it would be interesting and motivational to talk about money and income. If you are making goals for 2023, be sure to include some financial ones on your list.
In the tradition of one of my favorite writers, the late journalist Sydney J. Harris (Sept. 14, 1917 - Dec. 7, 1986), I spend time researching things. Harris’ column, “Things I Learned En Route to Looking Up Other Things,” was a fun read and was always entertaining. If you have been around a while like me, you probably remember his work.
So, here are some facts and statistics that I learned while looking for other things. The information is primarily from a writer at a company called Zippia named Abby McCain.
In summary, if you did not inherit or will not inherit money, there is still great hope for you. Remember, most millionaires didn’t get a dime from anyone. Whatever they may be, set your goals high, go out and work hard to achieve them.