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Interesting article, but I don't see the issue as "rich vs wealthy". Those words are actually synonyms for each other. The article is about living to make and/or invest money vs using your money to live. If money is your primary goal, you will never have enough. If living is your goal, money is simply one of the ingredients you can use to achieve your goal. It's pretty simple, but people still struggle to find the best balance for themselves.

After years of tracking my money and investments in retirement, worrying about my best tax and investment moves, figuring out how to optimize government benefits, etc. I realized a few years ago that I would rather spend my time enjoying life by spending my money on things I enjoy. I might not always get the best deal. I might not always have my investments in the optimum balance among market segments. I might miss an opportunity to pay less taxes. . . But I will do enough research and investigation to get in the ballpark of optimum and spend the rest of my time having fun. I value fun highly.
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