[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][easy-social-share buttons=”facebook,twitter,pinterest,linkedin,print,mail” counters=0 style=”button”][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]Ever wonder what it’s like to be very wealthy? Achieving financial independence is a fluid process. Most people have to earn their wealth. But, that’s not enough. They also have to put effort into adding and maintaining it. Here are seven guidelines to help you on your way to financial freedom:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#7- Be open to investment opportunities every day.
” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906366921{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12812″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Wealthy people are constantly looking for the next investment opportunity. They realize it can present itself anywhere: from listening to their teenage child describing the next internet platform to spotting a new product in a grocery store.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#6-Not spending is the same as making money.” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906430406{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12813″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]It’s that simple. If you are willing to sacrifice in one area of your life, you can use that saved money for an investment opportunity. When you make money work for itself, you’ve gained money you don’t have to earn again.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#5-Beware of complex investments.
” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906571629{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12814″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Hedge funds and mortgage backed securities can be risky because you have no control. Also, be wary of any investments that include expensive fees. If you don’t understand the specifics, don’t invest.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#4- Don’t invest all in one things.
” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906660416{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12815″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Diversify. You want to have a portfolio that includes mutual funds, stocks and bonds. Also investigate real estate, collectibles and business investments. But, do your homework first. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#3-Concentrates on assets that appreciate in value.
” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906860875{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12816″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]The very rich don’t focus on expensive clothing and cars. You may be surprised at how little money you need to invest.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#2-It’s true: money equals freedom.

” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469906967642{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12817″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]You gain the freedom to live where you want and do what you want. If the time comes, you have the option of traveling to see the best doctors in a chosen field.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”#1-Don’t confuse self-worth with net worth.

” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1469907061938{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”12818″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]People who are wealthy realize you can’t buy respect, friends or love. Quality time and authentic relationships are things that money can never buy.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”custom” el_width=”70″ accent_color=”#962468″ css=”.vc_custom_1468283466004{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][easy-social-share buttons=”facebook,twitter,pinterest,linkedin,print,mail” counters=0 style=”button”][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]