My father told me 'dont trust men in suits'
16 June 2015, 13:21
My father gave me advice about men. Here are seven pointers.
Do not trust men in suits
People who are wearing suits have something to hide. That
suit looks good on that body but ….
It may be expensive but did he drain an account to get it?
Now imagine if he wears a different one every day of the week! People who wear
suits also have lines they want to feed you.
Just imagine a lawyer against a surgeon. The surgeon strips
down and it is his life at the end of the day if he does not lay his truth with
the first cut! On the other hand just imagine a lawyer and all the things he
spins to you to get you out of a bind. He helps you come up with lies. Do not
trust men in suits!
Being self-employed means you work harder than everybody
Even on weekends you are working. Yes, you have the leisure
of being your own boss and leaving work at even 9am but that day you waste will
haunt you. That day you waste will be your bastard because that day is when
another person closed a deal while you were away! That day a client came and did
not want to deal with your assistant. Sunday morning, if you drank the whole of
Saturday, a person wants a partner but you could not get up or you reeked of
drink; they look for another partner. Self-employment means thrice even
quadruple the hard work until you are forty and have a couple of millions as steady
daily, not monthly, okay, maybe weekly income!
Being on self-employed income only means your money is
You get a million this month, an employed person gets 5, 000
this month but they will always be richer. They get the 5k every month but your
million might be what you get for the next couple of years. So you have to be
wiser on the money you get than the person who is being paid monthly.
The friends you have are only as good as the money you have
Opportunity may be once in a lifetime. On that weekday that
you are really bored and do not want to do anything. Opportunity may always be
getting out of bed with you and greeting you along the way.
Thing is, when you have somebody else will not have and
along the way you raise everybody around you. But they will not be there to
pick you up, they will move on when you scramble from unwise decisions. When
you get back up, they will be there to help you drink that money again, when
you fall down it is not their duty to pick you up. They are not your parent.
They will not be there. I feel this should go along with, pick the people
around you wisely and never spend your money around ‘friends’.
Save, Invest, Save, Invest
It is never just save, save, save and more save. You save
then what? Leave that money, lying around in the bank? That is also stupid.
Money loses value day in, day out! So you save but take some of it and make a
plan that gives you income; shares, rentals, money markets-anything that will
give income! Then take some of that, save it and take the other 1/3 and invest
it. Again! That is how people survive. Survive, not become instant
millionaires. When you are 20 or 30 you are not a millionaire. You have just gotten
a big break that gives you a head start for the time being.
Alcohol is a good way to be broke instantly
It takes money out of your pocket if you do not know how to
manage it. It is a good way for adults to pass time, when you get from work and
you are tired or on a weekend. Make it a daily habit and see the money you
spend that could have gone elsewhere!
Never spend money on men
If I was a son I would say, never spend money on women. It
is good to buy gift and the odd show of appreciation. This is different for
sons because your woman is your woman.
On the other hand, never take money out of your pocket and
give it to men. It will never come back. When a man asks for money, it is under
false pretense. What he tells you, is not what it is going to do.
You are also not born to take care of men but to be taken
care of. Never give men money. It will never come back. It does not matter if
he says it is a loan, or he is dying in Kamiti; never give a man money!
When you grow old your family will always be what you have
Not your brothers, sisters or parents. They all die along
the way, they leave, and they live their lives and have their own families now.
The family that you personally take part in procreating will be all you will
have. So look at them and ask yourself what seeds you have planted all those
Take care of your spouse
I have not said children because children will do what they
want and they eventually leave. So do you want to grow old alone, grow old with
a person who is bitter or do you want to be happy and be content as you wait
for death. The other scenario is when you are sixty and start scrambling to
repair the damage done over the years and you have no idea where to start.
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