Our parents seem to have figured it out, our grandparents definitely did, and you will too. It all depends on how much you want to learn, and how fast you want to do it. I’m talking about becoming financially secure. I know that secure is pretty boring and vague, but before a bird can fly, it must learn to walk, and that is the same for you.
Before you even need to worry about being rich, you need to worry about covering all your bills. Before you even think of getting bills, you need to think of a way to pay for them. And before you start thinking about methods of payment, you need some capital.
Income can come in many forms. It could be your allowance for doing chores, or just being the great kid you are, it could be in the form of birthday checks sent to you by Aunt Ruthie, or, like the rest of the world, it comes from holding a JOB.