Bernard F. Asuncion

Gold Star - 141,224 Points (July 30,1967 / Subic, Philippines)

Live Less Than You Earn - Poem by Bernard F. Asuncion

Think twice first
Before you buy something;
Do you really need it?
Or would you only like it having?

Never must one be envious,
Competing against another;
Budget hard-earned income,
To grow, thrive and prosper.

Never become shopaholic,
Be a wise spender instead;
Having no ways and means,
Control what's in your head.

There is no easy money,
Never become luxurious;
Gold rings and bracelets
Pile up loans so serious.

Learn to be content,
Long not for too much riches;
Look for enough assets
To have no liabilities.

Make the right decisions,
Instead of the wrong turn;
Save cents for the future,
Live less than you earn.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Verse


Comments about Live Less Than You Earn by Bernard F. Asuncion

  • Cheryl Tutaan (4/29/2017 1:01:00 PM)


    Is it a need or want? This is indeed a reality. A big help for those who are not spending wisely. (I mean it, sometimes... 😊) Thank you so much for the motivation, Bernard... An awesome piece! 😊 Perfect 10 for you... (Report) Reply

    Bernard F. Asuncion Bernard F. Asuncion (4/29/2017 1:17:00 PM)

    Thanks, CHE... It's against the will of God not to spend wisely.....

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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (6/11/2016 4:45:00 PM)


    Loaded with wisdom! Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

    Bernard F. Asuncion Bernard F. Asuncion (4/29/2017 1:19:00 PM)

    Thanks, Howard.... One must value the blessings of God given to him or her through wise spending....

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 29, 2017


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