10 Signs Money Is Controlling You:
- You constantly worry about having enough money
- You often wish you could buy more things
- Your only goal in life is to get rich, but you have no realistic plan
- You spend money to feel better
- You blame others for your financial problems (government, spouse)
- You judge people based on the amount of money they have
- You take unnecessary financial risks and lose
- Money controls your mood.
10 Signs You Are Controlling Money:
- You decide what to buy, save for it and get it
- You buy things that increase in value
- You invest in yourself, such as more education or personal improvement
- You keep your financial agreements
- You have good credit
- You pay your taxes
- Each year, your earning power improves and financial worth increases
- You use money as a tool to follow your dreams and reach your goals.
5 Ways to Control Money:
- Spend your money according to a plan. Write a financial spending plan.
- Never spend more than you make.
- Stop wasting your time trying to get money without earning it (gambling, lottery tickets, etc.).
- Increase your productivity and improve the quality of your work.
- Make constant steady progress. For example, make a monthly graph showing your total debts and total savings. Make sure your savings go up every month and your debts go down every month, even if just a little.
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