The need for money, lots of it, is based on fear: fear of want in the future. Most people want money for security. They hoard it away. Those that don't think of the future quickly spend it. Then they immediately want more of it. Whether we like it our not, some adults never grow up. That's why the old saying, 'A fool and his money are soon parted,' prevails to this day.
From what I've read, the way to keep money 'circulating' in your life is to GIVE as well as to take. "As ye give so shall ye receive," says the Christian Bible. I'm led to believe this is true.
Though what comes back might not necessarily be in the form of money.
The old system of tithing 10% of one's monetary income prevailed in bygone days. Then the Taxation Offices of the world jumped in and, in the main, took - and continue to take - far more than 10%. Result. No one wanted to voluntarily give their 10% any more. They felt it was too much 'outgo' and not enough 'income.' The first pangs of fear were felt. They continue to be felt.
We live in a world based on the economic need for continual growth. We must buy more, have more. We are perpetually fed this doctrine. Hence the fixation on money. If we don't have it, then what are we?...