5 Money Habits That Will Make You Rich

Cozma Claudiu
3 min readMar 21
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The definition of “rich” is subjective and can mean different things to different people.

For some, being rich means having money in their savings account or retirement fund; for others, it might mean the ability to do things like travel the world or own a home.

The ultimate goal of this article isn’t to tell you how much money you need to be considered rich but rather provide tips on how to become rich.

Pay off debt

The first step towards becoming rich is to pay off any debts you may have.

If you have a credit card, it’s important that you pay off the full balance each month so that no interest is added and so that your debt doesn’t grow larger.

If you’re in debt from other sources — like student loans or car payments — it’s just as important to get those paid off as well.

Once again, this helps prevent further interest being tacked onto what could be a very large sum of money later on in life if left unpaid for too long!

Stop buying what you can’t afford

You may be a smart person, but if you’re not spending money wisely and saving for the future, then it doesn’t matter how much intelligence or education you have.

If you don’t have any debt (or at least a small amount), then this habit won’t be as important for your financial situation.

However, if you do have debt and interest rates are high, this is perhaps one of the most important habits to develop because it will help keep those payments low while also improving their ability to save more money each month.

Shop the sales, not the labels

The first step to saving money is to stop buying things that aren’t on sale.

When you’re shopping for something, don’t think about how much it costs and whether or not it’s worth the money — think about where the best deal is.

If you find what looks like an amazing deal at Target for $15, but then see another store selling it for $10, go with that place instead!

It doesn’t matter if something is trendy or expensive or cheap; if there’s…

Cozma Claudiu

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