No matter your spiritual disposition, those guys who wrote the Bible knew a thing or two about holding on to your shekels.
Get Rich Slowly gathered together some personal finance proverbs that are as true today as when they were written.
• Save 10% of everything you earn: “Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.” Proverbs 6:6-8
• Avarice is a sin: “Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15
• Mind the debts you take on: “The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” Proverbs 22:7
Do you have a favorite personal-finance proverb, from the Bible or from other texts? Share yours in the comments.
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