Are Your Finances Ruining Your Life?
Americans Seem To Be Overburdened From Every Direction
We are living in an over financed, over stressed and incredibly fast paced society. Unfortunately we are seeing an ever increasing gap between those who have and those who don't. The housing market is in shambles and every day the bleak news seems to get worse. Behind the grim statistics are families who are struggling and desperate, trying to figure out how to hang on to their homes and ease their money woes. In addition the rising cost of living has many engaged in a stressful daily battle just trying to keep up with the basics.
If you're one of the millions of Americans consumed with stress over your current economic situation, it's time to take action. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to make progress.
Five Steps To Regain Your Financial Health
- Assess your situation. Make an honest assessment of your current finances. Determine how much money you're forking out each month. Don't forget to include expenses such as medications, school lunches and dry cleaning.
- Decide where you wnat to be financially. Setting goals will help you focus. Decide what expenses you can realistically cut (daily mocha lattes, take out dinners, etc) to help create your action plan or your roadmap for reaching your goal.
- Make goal based decisions. Make decisions based on whether or not they bring you closer to or further away from your financial goals. Signing up for premium cable packages when you're struggling to pay the mortgage doesn't bring you closer to your goal.
- Do something every day to move you closer to your goal. Attend a money management workshop, read a financial advice book, or consult professional help. Whatever it is, find a way each day to acquire more skills and knowledge about money.
- Learn to manage the money you have now. Money management is the most critical factor in building wealth; learn to manage the money you have now regardless of the amount.
Financial Health Is About More Than Money
Becoming financially healthy will depend on various factors; factors that many do not realize have anything to do with money. The ability to make positive financial changes in your life will also require personal development in numerous areas. We
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