Why a Money Date is for YOU!

authentically you financial Oct 03, 2023

In today's crazy economic picture, there's one thing we can't afford to overlook – managing our hard-earned cash. That's why I’m talking about helping you level up your money game. Let’s look for some practical tips on how to become the boss of your own finances. 

So, what's the secret to financial success? Well, it's all about having a solid spending plan in place. It's not just about taking money; it's about making that money work for you. We're talking strategy. Identify what truly matters to you financially and understanding your values will help you make financial decisions that align with your goals. Be sure you effectively manage your finances on both your wants and needs. 

Be proactive, not reactive. Keep tabs on your spending, know where your money's going, and get real about your spending habits. Start by listing your fixed and variable expenses month to month and track the expenses. Whether you're a tech-savvy app user or an old-school paper-and-pen type, it's all good as long as it works for you.  Personally, I love excel spread sheets. Your budget should be tailored to your lifestyle, not someone else's. 

Now, here's a fun one – the concept of having 'money dates.' No, I’m not talking about swanky dinners with your wallet; I’m talking about setting regular dates with yourself (and partner if you are sharing finances) to review your spending, tweak your budget, and plan for future expenses. It's like a financial self-care routine. Trust me; it's essential to keep financial stress back and stay on track with your money goals.

And here's the kicker – multiple accounts in your budget. Yep, it's a game-changer. Imagine having separate accounts for your bills, savings, and splurge-worthy moments. It's like having financial compartments to keep you organized and curb that overspending temptation. Oh, and don't forget the emergency fund – your financial safety net for those surprise expenses. No more breaking the bank when life throws you a curveball.

Managing your money is not just a daydream; it's a reality that's within your grasp. All it takes is a bit of planning and discipline. I firmly believe that everyone has the power to take control of their financial future.

Finances might seem a tad intimidating, but with the right mindset and tools, you've got this.

 

There is an upcoming course as a resource for you called Finances Rediscovered currently it is only available as a part of the Cracking Life’s Code: Building Strong Relationships with Self, Nutrition and Finance grab your seat today before they all fill up. 

  • Finances Rediscovered: The objective of this course is to help you develop a genuine connection to financial matters, allowing you to be your authentic self with your finances. Not only will you gain financial knowledge, but you will gain confidence to make informed financial decisions and plans.

 

It’s about the journey, not the destination

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