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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

We Have to Change Our Financial Future

In the last few months I have been doing research, and trying to discover new ways of improving my finances. Saving money and other things work great, but I have to make more changes if I truly want to change my financial future. Doing the research is a great tool to help you with your financial future, but you have to choose to make changes in your life.

We have to look at our financial future and decide what we truly want. You may want to reduce your debt, increase your savings, get a home, send your kids to school, or numerous other things, but you have to decide to make real changes to achieve these goals.

What we need to do to change our financial futures:

  1. Make realistic goals
  2. Have a plan that you can stick to
  3. Avoid splurging that will hurt your goals
  4. Accept that there will be setbacks, and get through them
  5. Remember that you are the one who has to change your financial future, no one else can do it for you.
From this point on try to make a promise to yourself to change your financial future. It can be a small promise or a large one. Start with promising yourself to cut back $25 worth of spending a month. After a few months you can make your promise even bigger, but keep your promise to yourself and you will see a difference in your finances.

1 comment:

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