Are you richer or smarter than you were 5 years ago?

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  1. FaithDream profile image77
    FaithDreamposted 13 years ago

    Are you richer or smarter than you were 5 years ago?

    We would all like to think we are smarter and many of us would love to be richer, so what about you? Do you think you are richer or smarter than you were 5 years ago?

  2. MakeEasyCash profile image65
    MakeEasyCashposted 13 years ago

    I would have to say more intelligent smile Income is income and as long as i can live i am happy.

  3. Ruchira profile image72
    Ruchiraposted 13 years ago

    Good question...I am definitely smarter to what I was 5 years ago.

    Regarding my Riches...I could define my riches by my experiences in this 5 years span of time versus the materialistic money  and outweigh my experiences to be way more enriching than the amount of cash I got to stack either in my bank or in my pocket.

  4. arb profile image77
    arbposted 13 years ago

    I am richer because I'm smarter. We sometimes forget the value of priceless because we are fixed on pricey.

  5. naufillzaman profile image60
    naufillzamanposted 13 years ago

    Am  smarter and because of that i have found out ways of becoming richer

  6. Jeannieinabottle profile image91
    Jeannieinabottleposted 13 years ago

    I am definitely not richer.  I am way more broke.  As far as smarter, maybe in some ways.  I've learned a lot about clipping coupons and searching for bargains, that is for sure.

  7. wychic profile image85
    wychicposted 13 years ago

    Yes to both. While I am not much more financially well-off than I was five years ago (though some), my business is on much firmer footing and I am able to still earn a living while keeping sane business hours. For smarter...I have learned SOOO much in the last five years it's not even funny -- but then again, I've been actively looking and always jump on opportunities to learn new things. It really is fascinating where it has led me and the new passions I've discovered along the way.

  8. onegoodwoman profile image68
    onegoodwomanposted 13 years ago

    It is a personal goal to continue learning, so I think I might be smarter, or at least contain more information.

    Richer?...............No, my living was made several years ago. 

    If I were starting anew today, there would be a great burden and a heavy fear of failure.

  9. Hunbbel Meer profile image76
    Hunbbel Meerposted 13 years ago

    May not be THAT MUCH richer, but definitely a hell lot smarter (brain wise)

    Because I read a quote somewhere and firmly believe that too:


  10. mbbs profile image58
    mbbsposted 13 years ago

    smarter in appearance.............richer  in my heart..

  11. joshhunt83 profile image60
    joshhunt83posted 13 years ago

    Smarter and poorer. Financially that is.

  12. Heating Tech profile image60
    Heating Techposted 13 years ago

    I spent my riches to become smarter. Hope that makes me wise.

  13. anabrea profile image61
    anabreaposted 13 years ago

    Interestingly I make more money but I have acumulated none of it, as I'm still trying to climb out of the hole I got myself in when I used to make less money. I do have a home now and five years ago I did not so I suppose I may even be richer. As for smarter, I am a lot smarter today than I was 5 years ago. I learn so much every day from the daily challenges of being and educator, a mother and a person awake in this world. I am trying to deliberately utilize those lessons to make my life richer in every sense.

  14. maverickserp profile image59
    maverickserpposted 13 years ago

    I am, indeed as compare 5-years ago and previous that time. I'm glad I did a continuous search of improvement and progress and it really does pay. It's sweet when you reap the rewards.

  15. HubArticles profile image61
    HubArticlesposted 13 years ago

    I think so for sure.  I know so for the richer part, and I definitely feel smarter simply from the life experiences I've gone through. The two really go hand in hand for the most part.

  16. saanj H profile image60
    saanj Hposted 13 years ago


    I guess I'm smarter then what I was 5 years ago and this smartness will surely make me more richer than what I was 5 years back.


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