I recently read this article from Rich Dad’s Blog and I felt I should share it here.

The most important thing to remember when it comes to money is that money isn’t the pointβ€”it’s what money allows you to do and be. Money is just a tool for attaining things that make you truly happy. That is freedom.

Be free to be who you want to be

Financial freedom is much more than having money. It’s the freedom to be who you really are and do what you really want in life. And many of us lose sight of this by putting others first and playing many different roles such as parent, spouse, employee, friend, and more. It’s not that those are bad things. Rather they are things that often get in the way of discovering who we want to be in life and going after it. The amazing thing is when you invest in yourself, it pays big dividends not just for you but for all those who love you. They see both your example and experience the joy that comes from realizing your greatest potential.

If you want to be financially-free, you need to become a different person than you are today and let go of whatever has held you back in the past. It’s a process of growth, improvement and gaining spiritual and emotional strength to become the most powerful, happy, and successful β€œyou” possible. That is the true reward of financial freedom.

Read full article here: Rich Dad’s Blog