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When His Salary Increases, Man Increases His Expenses – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The reason that man is seldom satisfied with his salary is that when it increases, he increases his expenses.”

– Mokokoma Mokhonoana
People who have grown up without much money, who come into it later in their life, often look back to their youth as a simpler time, wherein happiness could be easily achieved even without fancy new gadgets, or luxury vacations. They may even find themselves with larger or more complicated problems as they continue to earn more. To quote the wisdom of Notorious B.I.G (who had some personal experience with this particular topic), “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.” That’s because the more comfortable one has with the money they have, they begin to increase their expectations: their houses get bigger, and so do the mortgages on those homes. Their kid’s tuition is now comparable to that of a small university; the university fees will be astronomical. Entertainment is pricier: they’ve grown a taste of fine wines; their friends all hang out at the same social club. Money is a burden, suddenly, because there’s never enough for the ever growing list of needs. Wasn’t it a happier, simpler time when people just didn’t need that much?

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