It’s important to have money because it allows you to free up your time and do as you please. Without money you are pre-occupied with feeding yourself and finding a safe place to sleep.
Without sufficient money your life is stuck in survival mode. Money allows you to buy your time and your freedom.
But where most people fail is they buy things. Instead of freeing their life up for adventures and experiences, they tie themselves down with things… Houses, cars, boats, and other forms of responsibilities.
For most people, it’s hard to save or invest money. They tend to spend it without realizing it’s highest and best use… Which is to buy your freedom from routine and responsibilities