As a child or as a parent, you’re probably familiar with the story of Chicken Little who catastrophised a falling acorn into “The Sky Is Falling!”. As a father of five, I’ve done my fair share of reading this story aloud and I can’t help but see a lot of parallels with the current negative media hype.
Cash is tangible and having ready access to it is especially reassuring during uncertain times, much like we are all experiencing now.
You may be tempted to resort to a survivalist instinct which will see you hiding your cash under the mattress, burying it in the backyard or hiding it wherever else you deem “safe”, but remember too, safety comes at a cost.
I’ve long thought that discontent has copped a bad rap. In an age where we are financially, medically, technologically and educationally more advanced than any other time in history, we’re meant to be celebrating our good fortune, our blessings and abundance. How could we possibly be discontent? Is it selfish or greedy to want more?