MyMoney Online, Personal Finance with Warren Ingram

4 things you should never say if you want to get rich

pixabay.com, 2019

If you strive for financial freedom, banish these four clichés from your vocabulary, says personal finance expert Warren Ingram (Galileo Capital):

  • Money can’t buy happiness

  • A leopard can’t change its spots

  • Do what you love

  • I’ll cross that bridge when I get there

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asked Ingram to explain.

Listen to Ingram's explanation in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

Money trouble destroys marriages and lives. It can be a source of very real stress. Money provides you with options. People with money tend to be healthier.

Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor - Galileo Capital

If you give yourself a way out, you’ll take it. Saying you can’t change is a copout.

Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor - Galileo Capital

I always wanted to be a game ranger. Then I met a few of them. At first, I was envious, but now I understand it wouldn’t have made me money.

Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor - Galileo Capital

Procrastination around money is a many-sided evil. Sit down and get at least one thing done. Otherwise, you’re guaranteeing that you and your family are going nowhere.

Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor - Galileo Capital

Enjoy The Money Show, but miss it sometimes?

Get the best bits emailed to you daily, right after it ends:

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Why are you still paying an advisor when your investments are not growing?

Why are you still paying an advisor when your investments are not growing?

Should you DIY? Personal finance expert Warren Ingram answers definitively, shares tips on telling if an advisor is good or not.

Fraudsters are getting professional, scamming consumers with ingenious methods

Fraudsters are getting professional, scamming consumers with ingenious methods

“It makes all of us a target to fraudsters,” warns Manie van Schalkwyk of the South African Fraud Prevention Service.

'We have evidence that the EFF and Julius Malema took bribes for tenders'

'We have evidence that the EFF and Julius Malema took bribes for tenders'

Arabile Gumede interviews Stefaans Brummer, a journalist at the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism.

'Government is going to hike personal income tax. There’s no doubt'

'Government is going to hike personal income tax. There’s no doubt'

SA’s personal income tax burden is among the world’s 10 heaviest. It’s about to get even worse, warns economist Mike Schüssler.

How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

South Africans are increasingly buying cars they can’t afford using balloon payments, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

10 unexpected things that most truly rich people have in common

10 unexpected things that most truly rich people have in common

Personal finance expert Warren Ingram on the money values that those "worth" R40 million or more almost invariably have in common.

Popular articles
'It turns out DA MP Natasha Mazzone was right about load shedding'

'It turns out DA MP Natasha Mazzone was right about load shedding'

Last month, Eskom shut down claims by the Democratic Alliance that load shedding was on the cards.

[WATCH] Commuters on station stop train from hitting passenger

[WATCH] Commuters on station stop train from hitting passenger

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[WATCH] How many people does it take to park a car?

[WATCH] How many people does it take to park a car?

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

'We discuss stocks and options with our children at the dinner table'

'We discuss stocks and options with our children at the dinner table'

Bruce Whitfield interviews Basetsana Kumalo about her attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

[WATCH] Boy explaining what he heard when parents had sex goes viral

[WATCH] Boy explaining what he heard when parents had sex goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

South Africa quietly reclassifies 33 wild species as farm animals

South Africa quietly reclassifies 33 wild species as farm animals

Some of the endangered wildlife has now been listed as farming stock under key legislation that governs breeding.

It's VW, but not as you know it - Why did Volkswagen change its logo?

It's VW, but not as you know it - Why did Volkswagen change its logo?

John Maytham asks what's behind Volkswagen's new-look logo...

5 retirement saving tips for those who left it late

5 retirement saving tips for those who left it late

It’s better to start late than never! The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Jeanette Marais.

[WATCH] Woman faints after hairdresser cuts 12-inch hair without telling her

[WATCH] Woman faints after hairdresser cuts 12-inch hair without telling her

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.