There are a lot of personal finance terms that might haunt you and make your hairs stick up when you hear them. Heck, the term ‘personal finance’ itself might be enough to scare you away! But there are so many reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of personal finance. It can be fun, easy, and rewarding!
Tools like our Life Dreams planning tool are easy ways to help you determine your cash power and overallfinancial health. We even will include outside economic factors that can impact your finances. One of the benefits of creating a financial plan is budgeting!
Budgeting allows you to determine where you will spend you money and how you can save money to achieve your dreams! MSN Money recently wrote about “8 ways to make a budget your buddy.” I thought their tips were really great. Here’s the top 3 problems that MSN says people have that prevents them from being solid budgeteers.
Are You Living Your Dream Life?
We’re not the only ones asking this question lately. Recently Bonnie Marcus with Forbes.com interviewed author Marilyn Tam about the topic. Marilyn’s book is all about helping people find balance in life and how we can turndreams into reality. Her success as an author has brought her to live what she believes is her dream life.
It took a lot of courage and strength, but Marilyn was able to overcome boundaries and achieve her dreams. Below is a quote from the interview with Forbes. Be sure to check out the full interview here.
“She overcame ‘glass ceilings and glass walls’ by encouraging and supporting the best of the people around her to achieve the highest interests of the company and the community. Her unlikely rise at a time when virtually no women, Asian Americans or persons of color were in corporate hierarchy made people want to know her recipe for success.”
What can you do to push yourself to achieve your dreams?