Taking Charge Of Your Financial Future

The Irish Dark Ages last for approximately 400 years (!) – from approximately a century before the birth of Christ until approximately 300 years after that. It was an astoundingly poor period in which twenty generations of Irishmen failed to improve their lot in life, meaning that a young boy born in Ireland in 300 A.D. could honestly say, “My life is no better than that of my great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather.”

As motivation, it is important to remember that the world truly owes you nothing. If you want something, you will have to take charge of it right now, and there is no moment fully in your control but the present. You can’t delude yourself into thinking there is a self-propelling aspect to success—i.e. you can’t develop an inner monologue, “In ten years, this will … Read the rest of this article!