6 tips to live rich at less cost
Everyone loves to be rich. Also, everyone loves to be counted among the rich few. Many struggle to show to people around them that they are rich when in the real sense of it, they are not. So many people have found themselves in serious financial mess. Others have incurred embarrassing debts all because they want to keep up the pace with the rich few of the society.
“Cut your coat according to your cloth’’ is a common adage. There is no point running into debt just to prove that you are rich. It is not wise for you to run yourself bankrupt through extravagant spend just to show off your supposed wealth and to keep your place among the rich. There are simple things that you can do to project wealth and still avoiding spending.
Be a good actor
Everyone is an actor. You do not need to strain your purse just to show that you are rich. The simple way to find a place among them is to be a good actor anytime you come in contact with them. In fact, trying to get their attention through reckless spending won’t work. It will only lead to competition.
The best and simplest things to do that will bring you into their good book is to act like a “big man or woman.” This involves carriage, body posture, expression, courtesy, boldness and the way you comport yourself. The manner at which you do these will speak volumes about your status.
Poor people have the tendency to express themselves poorly with lack of confidence. Even when you don’t have the cash in your wallet, you should speak boldly, smile broadly, walk tall, ask and answer questions intelligently. Without your cash display, they will believe that you are probably one of them.
You will be addressed by the way you are dressed. This is a general saying. If you want to address as a “Big Man,” then you dress as one too. To fit into their caucus, you need to dress well to look like them if you are to be acceptable.
Dressing like the rich does not necessarily mean that you go for expensive things; rather, you ensure that you put on the right outfit for the right occasion that will blend with those you are likely to meet. As part of your dressing, always wear a broad smile, and appear neatly trimmed.
Go for affordable quality things
Once again, you don’t need to run your account dry just to look “big.” Wisdom is the principal thing. Simply go for quality things when shopping. So many rich people can tell the quality and value of what you have on you just at a glance. You can hardly fool them by pretending to be rich while having substandard or low quality materials on. They will just laugh you to scorn. If keeping up with the rich is your dream, you can shop for quality materials-clothes, shoes, accessories etc. at affordable prices. Go for quality.
Blend your ride
Before you can be accepted by the rich into their world, you need to prove that you worth it. Everything you do and use will be carefully scrutinized. It is very easy therefore to say that you want to compete with them provided that you know the tricks.
One of the things that spell wealth or poverty is your ride. A rickety looking car will never fit into the rich caucus. On the other hand, you need not incur a lifelong debt all because you want to get the latest brand of car to show off. You can cut down on your cost by going for fairly used cars that are still in very good condition. This will help save some cash on one hand and project a rich status on the other hand.
Knowledge is power and intelligence is wealth. You don’t need to dole out cash in millions to project your status or draw the attention of the rich. Get educated in things that interest the rich. Keep yourself updated with issues around you. Get acquainted with new development in the business world and other areas of interest.
This will help you to communicate intelligently. It will also help you to make intelligent contributions when interacting with them. When they observe that you have a wealth of useful and intelligent information to offer, you will be their best pal. Keep yourself educated avoid boredom in your relationship.
Be meticulous in spending
Money is not easy to come by. Those who struggle so hard before they got their wealth won’t lavish it. Only those who got their wealth in a dubious way will go ahead to lavish it. To prove that you are qualified to be in the company of the rich, you must be meticulous in the way you spend. Live a simple yet quality life.