Forget Getting Rich!

There’s a good wake up call article in the New York Times, You Really Can’t Be Too Rich; the article says we’d all be happier if we just gave up on being rich because it’s not going to happen anyway.

You should focus on what you want to do with your life.  A bucket full of money or a lottery ticket is not going to tell you that.  Lying on a beach and flying around in a private jet might be fun for a while but I bet you eventually come back to "what do I want to do with my life?"  I bet the true answer to that question won’t cost a million dollars and it will be much more satisfying than a winning lottery ticket in the end.