Senegalese-American singer Akon has shared financial advice for affluent individuals seeking to maintain their wealth.
Akon said any wealthy person that wants to maintain his or her enviable financial and social status must don the garb of parsimony
He revealed that living with the aforementioned principle has made him stay affluent, adding that he is “the stingiest man on the planet”.
He asserted that has to be stingy to maintain his wealthy status.
Akon disclosed this while featuring as a guest in the latest episode of Impulsive Podcast.
According to Akon: “If you want to stay rich, stay stingy. I’m the stingiest man on the planet.”
He also advised colleagues and fans resist the temptation of owning a private jet if they want to “stay rich.”
He said, “Whatever you do, do not own a [private] jet. Bro, owning a jet is spending at least 2-3 million dollars a year just for upkeep [maintenance]. You spend more on the maintenance than the actual jet cost. This is the advice I give everybody.
The money that you have now has to last you a lifetime. When you reason it that way, you are going to be very prudent.”
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josh2funny: I wish I watched this yesterday before I made down payment 🙆🏽♂️.
bellokreb: Akon is giving his personal opinion so you don’t need to be like Akon and is not compulsory you take his words.
bigdreaminvest: Lol Akon Is not stingy, he’s only prudent. He’s only making sure he doesn’t overdo In a way that affects his finances and In that manner, he won’t reach out to some and they call It stingy. Here Is a man that gave a whole country electricity. He donates to foundations as well. He just didn’t use the right word.
mr_stevethompson’s profile picture Stay extremely disciplined financially, but enjoy yourself when you can and help when you can ✌️.
mr_stevethompson: Stay extremely disciplined financially, but enjoy yourself when you can and help when you can ✌️.
jhaytrap: Absolutely PRUDENT!!!! Because the moment SAPA hit you hard , you better have enough I mean enough savings that can even last a year to Restrategize …