James Altucher recently posted about the smartest piece of financial advice he'd ever received [https://jamesaltucher.com/2018/06/smartest-financial-advice/]: > "Everyone has to be smarter than me for me to get involved." The whole post is a great story of ups and downs that's all about having a beginner's mind
I see it all the time. A big-name author or rock star enjoys the adulation of millions of fans, but takes home a fraction of the income of a C-level executive or investor. Both envy each other, but I don't know anyone who would honestly take fame over money. In
Om Malik [http://om.co/2016/09/30/thanks-2/]: > "A wise man once told me that I shouldn’t worry about banking the money. Instead, he said, bank people for in the end they will truly enrich your life."
> “You can control your portfolio allocation, your own education, who you listen to, what you read, what evidence you pay attention to, and how you respond to certain events. You cannot control what the Fed does, laws Congress sets, the next jobs report, or whether a company will beat earnings
Are you still not content to remain an amateur? Are you still trying to figure out a way to make a few bucks from your photography? Believe it or not, there’s two ways to make money with photography that will never die out, even as the rest of the