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Words of Financial Wisdom

Become "One" with your money

Higher One is pleased to bring you some Words of Financial Wisdom to inspire you to redefine your ideas about personal finance.  It’s our hope that these age-old adages will help you reflect on your own experience and motivate you to make better choices about your financial future.  Have a comment or some Words of Financial Wisdom of your own to share?  We would love to hear from you!

“With money in your pocket,
you are wise and you are handsome
and you sing well, too.”

-Yiddish Proverb

“Money is only a tool.  It will take you
wherever you wish, but it will not replace
you as the driver.”

-Ayn Rand

“Nothing seems expensive on credit.”

-Czech Proverb

“Out of debt, out of danger.”


“He who does not economize
will have to agonize”


“Beware of little expenses; a small leak
will sink a great ship”

-Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t spend money until you have it”

-Thomas Jefferson

The saving man becomes the free man

-Chinese proverb

“If one wants to get out,
and stay out of debt
he should act his wage”

- Unknown

“I’d like to live as a poor man
with lots of money”

- Pablo Picasso