“Put your money where your mouth is” is terrible advice if taken literally—it’s hard to do, it’s bad hygiene, it’s bad financial management, and generally speaking it’s a really weird look. But figuratively, there’s a reason people say it all the time.
Last Friday, in an aggressively par-for-the-course G-File, I wrote:
As with everything important in life, the real question is: What price are you willing to pay for it? I want to be an Olympic water polo player. But I have steadfastly refused to pay the price in time and effort to make that even remotely possible.