Have you ever felt that your finances are out of control? Or that you should be doing more with them?
You’re not alone.
Not many people take the time to make sure that their money is working the way that it should. However, taking a little time, even just once a month, to review what has happened over the past 30 days, and what is happening in the coming 30 days can make a world of difference to your finances and your stress levels.
Let’s look at it this way.
If you were to run a business and you didn’t know what was coming in and going out, your business would not be around for very long. The same applies to your personal finance.
There are many ways that you can get on top of this. You could use an excel spreadsheet, or one of the many apps available to track your finances. These can help you to manually or automatically track your income and spending to see if you are moving in the right direction.
So, put some time aside. Maybe the first Monday evening of each month, grab a glass of wine and work on your finances. You won’t regret it.
Controlling your finances can be simple, but it does take a little time to set up and then some time to review and adapt as you need to, but the benefits are fantastic. You will find that you become wealthier, happier, and less stressed as you stop reacting to your finances and start controlling them.
Have a great day.
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Ben Graham-Nellor is an advisor, coach, blogger and speaker who has worked in the financial services industry for over 15 years. He believes that by educating and advising people today, they can improve their tomorrow.
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Advisor, Coach, Speaker - Smart Happy Money
Given the complexity of Australia’s financial system, financial planning is more important now than ever before. Ben has 17 years’ experience in the advice industry. He has a passion, drive and commitment to ensure clients receive quality advice helping them to achieve their goals through careful planning, coaching and education.
Not only is Ben an experienced financial advisor, he is also a father to 3 wonderful kids. He understands the stresses of family life associated with mortgages, budgets and the balance between work and family commitments. This is why he is so passionate about helping families to achieve, not only their financial goals, but lifestyle goals as well.
Through Smart Happy Business, Ben draws on his experience in building a successful lifestyle practice and coaches others to do the same.