Life Tips: Dealing with financial worries

Life Tips: Dealing with financial worries

“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” – Suze Orman

Financial worries can cause sleepless nights. Here are tips on how to reduce this kind of stress by planning and setting financial goals:

• Write down your financial goals, and be realistic.
• Create a budget. It will give you a feeling of control over your finances and help you plan your expenses.
• Get an emergency fund. Save for unexpected expenses as well as your goals.
• Get outside help. Talking to a knowledgeable person can offer an outside perspective.
• Do you have an income issue or a spending issue? Decide to change what you can.
• Take a positive approach by tracking your progress towards your financial goals.

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