How You Can Make Your Money Work For You

Earn money with your mind, not your time.

Eva Keiffenheim
Ascent Publication
Published in
7 min readMar 14, 2021

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I started learning about money five years ago because, despite my business degree and 200 hours of finance classes, I kept spending my entire income and never had a single cent left to invest.

Universities and schools don’t teach you how to make your money work for you. And if your parents aren’t smart about money, chances are you never learned about investing.

Luckily financial literacy is a skill you can learn. I learned about money through books and courses such as:

  • I Will Teach You to Be Rich — Ramit Sethi
  • The Intelligent Investor — Benjamin Graham
  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad — Robert Kiyosaki
  • Investing in ETFs — Gerd Kommer
  • Think and Grow Rich — Napoleon Hill

In the last three years, I learned more about personal finance than in 200 hours of uni finance classes. Here are the seven key lessons that’ll show you how to make your money work for you.

1.) The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself.

The equation is simple: the more you know, the better your choices. Since you make all the financial…

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Eva Keiffenheim
Ascent Publication

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