This I Believe

Kazim - NORCROSS, Georgia
Entered on February 12, 2007
Age Group: 18 - 30

I am a regular everyday person in today’s world; I believe that people have become more unrealistic about money in today’s society. There are many theories about money. Money is not everything to me in today’s day and age. If you look around, you will see that some people have a lot of money and some others don’t have it at all. The people that have less money or no money still live in today’s society. They still eat and live as any other person. Money is powerful, but on the other hand it is also 50/50. I believe that money is a necessary, but not a necessity. My grandfather is a skin specialist in India. He makes tons of money by his practice. He says that money can’t buy happiness, respect, or a perfect family. I believe that there are three major points in life that people should understand about money (moolaa) is being cool and relaxed, being casual, and being intellectual in your everyday lives.

Point 1: Be cool! There should be consideration on money, but not on everything you do in life. Why do I know that? Because I sleep well at night, and I work with people who apparently like to work with me. I work at my Dairy Queen, and handle people who work with me. I tell them to be relaxed and make money and don’t make it your necessity. Being an employer, at a cool restaurant is to handle employees who have financial difficulty I try to help them the best way that I can.

Point 2: Be casual! I believe that whatever money you make in your life it is going stay here, and you cannot take it with you when you die. All you are going to take with you is respect and all the accomplishments you are going to take with you when you die. As my grandfather always said, “use money where is required not in the garbage items.” For example, when it comes to spend money I will use all of them money where it is needed, but on the other hand, I won’t even spend a penny where it is not needed. This is how you become beware of the value of the dollar.

Point 3: Be intellectual! Money should be used where it is needed and not wasted. Everyone has a brain to think. Try to find the best deals around and save the extra money for family functions such as family reunions, and family vacations. Everybody should have a happy life and everything there is offered to us especially in the U.S. This is what being intellectual means when you perform the task.

I believe in living my life to the fullest ever possible, and making money a necessary not a necessity. People in today’s day and age think that money can buy everything because they got the money they think they got everything in the world. I think that is not true because the others who don’t have money still live there live to the fullest. One time in my life, I also thought money was everything and even people from my family told me don’t run after money because it will override you. Now I don’t take money so seriously like I use to. So I learned my lesson in life because money is not everything in life.