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Personal Finance Inspirational Quotes

Given that the whole Personal Finance scene is now becoming more and more like weight loss and other tasks that need inspirational support, here are some Personal Finance Inspirational Quotes.

No Savings, No Gain

A variant on the concept of “No Pain, No Gain”, but applied to Personal Finance. This is quite apropos as most folks think saving is painful, so replacing pain with savings is entirely accurate.  To be clear, saving is earning more than you spend and put that money (saved) aside in a safe place.

Don’t dig your grave with your Debit and Mastercard

This is a variant on “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork, ” an old English Proverb about weight loss. The two things most of us use every single day are debit or credit cards, and those are what lead to financial problems (if not managed correctly).

Success is not a race, be patient, but start now!

This is a generalized weight loss concept, about being patient with your weight loss plan, but it is also true for your financial plan, it will take time. However, you must start doing something NOW!

There is no “I” in Frugal

Again, there is no “I” in the team, but there is an “I” in wIn! This version of the quote points out that if you are a couple, you must be frugal together, not as an individual. If you are single, you can Ignore the quote.

I think I just spent my willpower

A variant on “I think I just ate my willpower”, and if you keep spending your money, you won’t need willpower anymore to stop spending because you won’t have any money left!


Pain doesn’t tell you when you ought to stop. Pain is the little voice in your head that tries to hold you back because it knows if you continue, you will change. Don’t let it stop you from being who you can be. Exhaustion tells you when you ought to stop. You only reach your limit when you can go no further.

– Unknown

What a crock of horse manure! Pain is your body telling you, STOP DOING THAT! 

However in the case of your personal financial planning, Pain is important to make yourself feel pious and to know your plan is working, so endure the pain (financially), oh and you’ll know when you reach your limit, you’ll have enough money.

Use these personal finance inspirational quotes to motivate you to save!

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  1. I’m a big fan of Dave Ramsey’s “Act your wage” quote. So good. If only more Canadians would live by that!

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