My ambition is to become a millionaire by the time I’m 30 years old. That gives me about 3.5 more years to accomplish that goal. Even though I’m really happy where I am now and have enough money to live off, I still aim for bigger things.
The reason is not that I want to have more expensive houses or more stuff. I’m not a sucker for luxury (yet?). In fact, I’ve been reducing the amount of stuff I own considerably, living out of a suitcase and planning to live out of a backpack. I canceled my apartment too, and don’t own a car or other things. I’m not planning to become rich so I never have to work anymore either, because I love building new stuff and creating value.
For me, the reason why I want to be rich is to have even more freedom. I would like to take on bigger projects. I’m now at the point where I can comfortably take care of myself, but it would be awesome to be able to hire other people. I don’t have enough money yet to work on projects that take years before they become profitable, but do have some big ideas with those constraints.
This is my reason. Why are you trying to become rich? Or why not?
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