5 Habits You Must Give Up To Escape Poverty

Adam Del Duca
9 min readJun 29, 2022
Photo by Dmitry Demidko on Unsplash

When you see a fancy sports car drive by, you may think to yourself, “Hmm, that could be me”. In the same manner, when you see a person who barely has anything to eat, wears ragged clothes, and lives on the street, you might think to yourself, “Thank goodness I’m not like that guy”.

Well, guess what? There are habits that could put you into those nice cars, the same way there are habits that could put you on the street! You see, poverty is a state of total financial lack. A person living in poverty cannot afford the basic things of life, they live off scraps, and they are most likely nose-deep in debt. Not everyone was born poor, however, there are certain habits that can lead one into that state and if you ask me, the following 5 are the more consequential!

Habits #1: Procrastination

One of the surest ways to poverty is through procrastination. For you to be rich, you have to execute on your goals and ideas. This means you have to make both physical and mental moves. Procrastination, on the other hand, stops you from “doing”, and when you’re not doing, it means you’re not achieving.

A habit of always postponing those life-changing moves will not only pull you away from riches, but it will also drag you into poverty! The only people who win in this life are people who make…