What is Money?

I’m not talking about what money physically is, or even where it came from (a step up from the barter system-done!).  This is a philosophical question – what is money to you? 

Money is a different thing to different people. Here are some examples of what money might mean to different people. 

Everyone is always trying to impress everyone else – and having lots of money is one of the easiest ways to do that.

Money is Status

People with money sometimes use that money to get some type of advantage over others. Money can be used to gain a tremendous amount of power

Money is Power

Existing in this world is expensive, so is it any wonder that many people value money above all else?

Money is Life

How you view money dictates how you spend it. If you view money as a status symbol, you will spend all of your money trying to impress people that don’t matter.

Changing the way we think about money

Money isn't any of those things. It's just a tool that you can use in anyway you see fit. Thinking of money this way can improve your relationship with it.

Money is a tool