For anyone that hasn’t read Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad; you should pick it up at a bookstore the next time you get a chance.
The recurring theme in the book can be applied to life in general, not just finance.
INVEST; don’t “work.”
Why does everyone complain about life getting harder as they grow older? Because no one INVESTS their time — they just spend it. Life isn’t supposed to get harder as you grow older, it’s supposed to get easier.