There’s a popular proverb by the Akans of Ghana in Africa which says “Family loves property but hates debt”, literally meaning family will love and seek to benefit from your success but shun you to face your debts alone.
Most often than not, rich people have the feeling that everyone likes them, but truly, it’s their money that’s brought them the crowd, and they will go when the money is gone.
A profound quote, a social media user has put out there basically puts this in an easy to understand perspective.
“How funny your progress is for everyone but your problems are for you only” Paakow wrote in a story post.
Effectively, he advices that even through our progress, we must save for rainy days because those pretending to love us now are there for a reason and will abandon us to our fate when the progress and success is no more.