Down to My Last $100. Really?

Last Update: May 11, 2021

I hear this all the time, people indicate they are down to their last $100, or last $10.

Really? Forever. You will never have the facilities to make this sort of money again?

Sure, there might be a temporary dip in your finances and what is deemed as financial pressure, but that is something that we all have had to deal with at some point in our lives.

I remember when I was in college, building a business was an immediate reality, but I was on a limited budget. I remember selling my car to be able to go to school and borrowing my mom's Geo Tracker. I used that money to fund my domain, and then as I jumped into the PPC world.

I traveled 3 hours to earn additional income digging clams and picking oysters. I took a job cleaning rust out of bilges on old ships (which was terrible work, and probably horrible for my health).

One thing I learned early on, is that there are always ways to push your way out of adversity (even when at the very moment, it doesn't feel like it).

If you don't like your current situation, one and only one person can change that. Any ideas who that is? YOU! :)

And in all reality...

You are never down to your last $100.

That is the concept here. You can always create more money, you can always earn more money, and you can always be more resourceful with your time and money to save.

You can change your path, you can either look at life as one within constant limitations, or one within unlimited potential.

It comes down to perspective and if you don't think that the ULTRA successful haven't been in subject to failure, subject to financial hardship, and subject to the potential of losing everything, think again. That is what motivates them to this day.

There is infinite money in this world. There are infinite problems that people need to be solved. And there are 4.75 BILLION people you can connect with in the online world. The opportunities are endless.

You are not down to your last $100, unless you want to be.

I would love to hear your feedback on this topic, as I know to a certain degree we have all been in a position where this crossed our mind. How did you personally deal with it?

Join the Discussion
Write something…
Recent messages
Carolyn010 Premium
It is 05-25-2021 and Kyle emailed this to me on 05-11-2021. Oh, how I let my life events get in the way. I have paid for premium on 02-21-2021 but have I implemented anything. The answer is no. I really have to get it together and get out of my way. Yes, I have ADD and take medication for it but that is truly no excuse. I really have to buckle down and make this affiliate opportunity work. Yes, I am down to my last $150.00 and on disability which in. my opinion is a joke, how can anyone live on this really low amount and be able to afford simple things in life that are just above the bare minimum. The amount of money that you have to pay for premiums and taxes on SSDI is not enough left over to save any money, pay my car note and insurance. Kyle and the rest of my team I have to buckle down and make this work. I have a website up and I have not typed anything else since July 2020. Shame on me. I was so excited to get up and running. I have even gone as far as getting my website name copy written. Now to make my website work for me and concentrate on follow through. Wealthy Affiliates has so much to offer but I just have not applied myself. Kyle has even reached out and asked me to contact him if I needed help, but I have not known just what type of help to ask for Jeeze Carolyn Camilla Shaw get it together! This is my feedback and thank you Kyle you have given us all a platform. I need to start from from the beginning and re-look at my website and go through my training again and get down to work.
Kyle Premium Plus
Yes, take forward action. Move forward through the training and take action the tasks. That is the best thing you can do here and then if you hit any hurdles, just ask for help.

Don't get mad at inaction from the past (that is not useful), focus on the present and the future. If you can do that you will consistently be moving forward in a posiitive direction.
webcash2us Premium
Don't let this get you down, there are many of us here who did that exact same thing. In fact, I joined in 2014 and never took anything serious until 2018/19.

I've never quit since then but I have taken some long breaks in between. Now, I'm fully committed as I'm doing so much better these days, I will be here for many years to come.

The key is taking action, no matter the outcome, just keep going. Consistency wins the race, keep learning and writing blog content.

You got this!

Good Luck!
klww14 Premium
And yet, getting people to break out of that mindset is so incredibly difficult.

I love the use of the word "create." Everyone seems to think of money as a finite resource. It's not. It's a creation that human beings control. We can always make more and we do.

Breaking out of your restrictive mindset is much harder than creating money.
JohnDenekar Premium
Well said, that's all I'm going to say.
Kyle Premium Plus
I agree, well said. It is certainly not a finite resource, and within the online world there is a quickly growing supply of money and opportunity.
AussieJeff Premium
The biggest problem today is that people want success today without having to put in the 'Hard' yards.
I think that a lot of people have lost their way somewhat with the translation of the many tools that make our lives easier.
Life will always remain the same and people will always have to put hard grit and determination to build a better life.
Let's face it! Before android like creatures can do all our biddings for us, we will all be but just dust blowing in the wind...
Kyle Premium Plus
Yes, the hard yards is what many don't want to commit to building a business. The reason is partly because they don't know the outcome. Why would you invest the time in something, if you are not sure of the results.

That is the refrain that I see far too often.
Roybretton Premium Plus
Thank you for your very honest and straight to the point blog post-Kyle.

I guess that most adults at some point in their life go through some sort of financial hardship. If I look at my life, I have had periods when things are tight. However, I do think it's important to take responsibility and be accountable for our actions. Looking back, there are things that I would have done differently if they happened today.

I also think it's a good thing to have some really tough jobs to help us enter into the real world. Some people come from privileged backgrounds and some come from poorer backgrounds. However, I think if we really understand what it's like to be in the real world, it's good for us to do some really tough and dirty jobs. It also helps us appreciate what we have later on in life.

I believe that we are all very privileged to live in this great Internet age. We have access to so many privileges, from basic research, online shopping, making money online, the list is endless! Not to mention the privilege of being able to watch a bit of Laurel and Hardy on YouTube at any time for a bit of light-hearted humour!

The main thing is to make use of the resources that we have access to most of us have access to the Internet.

Wishing you a great day Kyle.

I-Pedro-I Premium
Absolutely, life ain't perfect but with effort, we can make it better!

Plus I have this mojo I learned with the infamous Monty Phyton

"Always look on the bright side of life"

Regarding your question, I've been in a delicate position back in 2008 when I had to shut down my 20 computer LAN-House due to series of factors such as:

1º main one - access road shut down because of metro works for more than 1 year

2º internet massification - suddenly internet access went from 1 megabit/sec costing $125+ /month to $35 /month for 8 megabits/sec

3º Resilient clients that still came to my LAN got their cars radios stolen because they had to park in places where no traffic was allowed due to the metro works

So I had to shut down and still had obligations to pay, I needed money FAST! Had less than $10 and $1000's to pay to the landlord, employees, etc...

Found a job on an event company where I had to start from the bottom since I was a computer guy and knew nothing about renting stuff for events.

Lost my car, went to work by metro, and then had to ride my bike for like 5-7KM to the workplace.

Washing dishes, carrying tables, tableware, tents, and driving vans to places where we had events going on. Working nights and days to a record of 36 hours shift...

I managed to reach N2 in the organization, became boss right hand.

Work got softer physically but then the phone company became my phone... on 7 vans 2 trucks and on the website...

Had to be ON 24/7 always. Only 15 days vacations and always in August...

Even though I earned good money... I was losing a lot of my life and mostly... my family!

Had 1 free day when my first baby got born (it's almost 9 years now).

Had 3 free days when my second daughter was born (it's 4 now).

SO I knew I had to QUIT and dedicate myself to raise my children the best I CAN.


Back to where I should never have left!! Computers and the internet ;)

Still not where I want to be, but on my way there... happier, and healthier... and with my family by my side!

Kyle Premium Plus
Wow, thanks for sharing your story Pedro. I think that this is going to give a lot of people perspective. You most definitely have had quite the journey and you can relate to exactly what I am referring to.

Ideally, we never want to be where we want to be. That leads to complacency, and lack of growth. So when you achieve goals, you set new ones (and they are likely set before you achieve them).
I-Pedro-I Premium
Thank you Kyle for the feedback and advice ;=) *NOTED*

I never thought you had to scrap rust to gather some startup $$$ either!

Portuguese saying says something like "One who sees faces doesn't see hearts" [crappy translation]

CassiOfTroy Premium Plus
Pedro, this is an amazing summary of your life story.

I know that it is not all of it and many, many details are left out.
BUT, you persevered and you are much more experienced and wiser now.

Thankfully, you are in a great place, with great people to support you.

It is indeed a pleasure to know you.