When we talk about wealth, it’s not just about the digits in your bank account or the possessions you own. Real wealth encompasses a far broader spectrum, touching upon the essence of what it means to live a fulfilled and abundant life. In summary, real wealth allows you to get the best Return on Life.

At Metis Ireland, we define real wealth as a coalition of four elements: Freedom of Time, Freedom of Money, Freedom of Relationships, and Freedom of Purpose.


Freedom of Time


Time is the ultimate currency. Real wealth means having the autonomy to dictate how you spend your precious moments. It’s about breaking free from the shackles of a nine-to-five grind and crafting a lifestyle where time becomes your ally rather than your captor. Whether it’s spending quality time with loved ones, pursuing personal passions, or embarking on adventures, true wealth grants you the freedom to savour life’s experiences on your terms.


Freedom of Money


Financial freedom is undoubtedly a cornerstone of real wealth. It’s about having the resources to live comfortably, support your desired lifestyle, and pursue your dreams without being tethered to financial constraints. But it’s not just about accumulating wealth; it’s also about knowing how to manage and leverage it wisely to create lasting prosperity for yourself and those you care about.


Freedom of Relationships


No wealth is complete without meaningful connections. Real wealth entails nurturing and cherishing relationships with family, friends, and community. It’s about cultivating a network of support and love that enriches your life and brings joy and fulfilment. Investing time and energy in building strong, authentic relationships is an invaluable aspect of true wealth.


Freedom of Purpose


Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of real wealth is the freedom of purpose. It’s about finding meaning and fulfilment beyond material possessions and personal achievements. Real wealth entails having a sense of purpose that drives you to make a positive impact on the world, whether through creating memories with your loved ones, charitable endeavours, creative pursuits, or meaningful projects that align with your values and passions.


In conclusion, real wealth transcends monetary riches. It’s about embracing a holistic approach to life that prioritises freedom of time, money, relationships, and purpose. By nurturing these four pillars of wealth, you can unlock a life of abundance, fulfilment, and true prosperity.


This is what we do at Metis Ireland. We encourage our client families to think very carefully about what real wealth means to them and to create a plan that matches your resources with what your best life looks like.

Please contact us and let us help you get your best return on life.


Ronan Queally

Private Client Manager


Metis Ireland Financial Planning Ltd t/a Metis Ireland is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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