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CHARLES DICKENS: THE ORIGINAL ROADSIDE SCHOLAR

CHARLES DICKENS: THE ORIGINAL ROADSIDE SCHOLAR

Today I received the following email from a friend and former Harvard professor.


“I thought of you and your stressing the importance of positive cash flow when I

read the following:


“As Mrs. Micawber, a Charles Dickens character, advised David Copperfield,


‘Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 19 pounds 6 pence, result

happiness.


Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 20 pounds 6 pence, result

misery.”


Roadside Scholar Tip: Spending slightly less each month leads to increased

happiness and less stress.


As the quote highlights, it was this way hundreds of years ago in Charles

Dickens’ England and it is still true in present day America. My guess is that it will also

be true hundreds of years into the future.


Even better, this monthly surplus creates the cash to build wealth: the fuel that

powers your personal economic engine.


Act on the advice of Charles Dickens, The Original Roadside Scholar.


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For more information and easy to understand explanations of important money

matters go to www.theroadsidescholar.com or purchase The Roadside Scholar:

Amazing Money Lessons from Behind the Fence.

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