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The money advice Richard Branson swears by

The money advice Richard Branson swears by

Budgeting, saving and investing your money can feel like a mountain you’re trying to climb, with every mistake pushing you further and further down. When you feel like you’re falling, or you’ve plateaued in your journey, it can help to inspire yourself with words from people who have already climbed the mountain you’re stuck on.

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, an avid investor or just an everyday Aussie who’s looking for money advice, let these money experts inspire you.

Here are 25 money quotes from money experts: 

  1. Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. – Benjamin Franklin

  2. Save one-third, live on one-third and give away one-third. – Angelina Jolie

  3. Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1. – Warren Buffett

  4. You can be young without money but you can’t be old without it. – Tennessee Williams

  5. How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. – Robert G. Allen

  6. Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this. – Dave Ramsey

  7. Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends. – Warren Buffett

  8. Too many people spend money they earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people that they don’t like. – Will Rogers

  9. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

  10. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

  11. It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages. – Henry Ford

  12. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  13. Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing. – J. Paul Getty

  14. If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks. – John Bogle

  15. Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. – P.T. Barnum

  16. Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more. – Jack Benny

  17. It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for. – Robert Kiyosaki

  18. The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind. – T.T. Munger

  19. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

  20. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

  21. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar

  22. If you just view your full-time job as the way you’re going to get ahead, it’s just going to take a lot longer. – Grant Sabatier.

  23. I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong. I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes. – George Soros

  24. Persist – don’t take no for an answer. If you’re happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you’ll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years. – David Rubenstein

  25. Screw it, let’s do it! – Richard Branson

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