5 Reasons You May Be 'Scared' of Money
NEW YORK (
TheStreet) -- In the holiday season, when
Ebenezer Scrooge looms over the landscape, terms such as "miser" and "skinflint" may creep into consumer conversations, fairly or unfairly -- negative terms linked to money, wealth and generosity (or the lack of it).
But there really isn't a term to describe someone who "loves" money, and that's a shame, according to one wealth creation expert, because if Americans embraced a more positive view of money, they could wind up with more of it.
That's the thinking of Noah St. John, author of The Book of Afformations: Discovering the Missing Piece to Abundant Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness.
St. John says there is a huge stigma around money, and that gathering wealth is looked upon as bad thing across much of consumer culture. If you adopt that view, though, you could be damaging your own lifelong financial prospects.share it with others . It just means Americans who "get" money are way ahead of Americans who don't -- in more ways than one.
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