You Will Never Make $100,000 A Year (Here’s Why)

Adam Del Duca
9 min readJan 27, 2022

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you were earning six-figures a year? I bet the thought of making this kind of money has you imagining yourself driving an expensive car and owning your dream home and while making more money can offer you these opportunities, the harsh truth is that most people will never elevate to this level of income. What’s worse is that not only do most people have the potential to become six-figure earners, making this kind of money is no longer negotiable. As you know, the cost of living is rising by the day and as such, a six-figure income has gone from being a “nice to have” to a literal necessity.

The good news is that making six-figures is more common than you think. In fact, in the United States, 10% of income earners make at least $100,000 a month so if 30 million people can make this kind of money then so can you! As such, let me break down what stops 90% of people from achieving a six-digit income so that you can avoid this critical mistake and start making the money you truly deserve.

I hate to say it but most people are their own worst enemies when it comes to their finances. You’ve probably come to notice that people will literally blame everyone and everything for their financial issues before ever placing the blame on themselves. I swear, if I had a dollar for every time someone told me their financial issues are because of their boss, their parents or the government I would be right up there with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos on the Forbes list of richest people.

The Problem: Part 1

The reality is that 99% of the financial problems people face these days are self-inflicted or at the very least can be rectified through conscious effort. For example, many people these days make the horrible mistake of pursuing a degree that puts them tens of thousands of dollars in debt only to find themselves flipping burgers after graduation. In this situation, most people would blame their school for not helping them get a job or their parents for making them go to college in the first place but at the end of the day, you only have yourself to blame for picking a degree with little career prospects.

The same can be said with saving. Recent reports show that the average single millennial…