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This week’s newsletter came to me as I realized how important your network is for your business and your personal finances. “Friends With Money” was the title of a movie but there is something important to the title. Read below for more on how your friends and support network can help change your personal finances. It also starts with being organized. Sign up for FR-EE TELECLASS: “FIND MORE MONEY JUST BY GETTING ORGANIZED”
“Friends With Money” was the title of a movie but there is something important to the title. Consider examining the outside influences in your life: your support network, your friends, even your family. Make them as positive as they can be. I am not telling you to dump your current friends and find ones with money. However if you feel stuck and in a rut, chances are there are some habits and attributes of your friends that you admire and can learn from. Plus, there might be habits of your friends that are not a positive influence. Remember, you are the only one that can change your financial situation. Even if you inherit money, you still need to manage it. If you are married to someone who earns a lot of money, your situation could change. So stop making excuses and start doing things differently. Not sure where to start?
1) Read a book. You don‚t have to read the book cover to cover. But read a chapter that looks interesting. Start with one of Suze Orman’s or Jean Chatzky‚s books or Personal Finance Toolkit
2) Take a class. I have a seminar coming up on 11/7 “7 FINANCIAL STEPS EVERY SELF-EMPLOYED WOMAN NEEDS TO KNOW”
3) On the negative side, stop spending so much time with friends that have bad money habits (for example shopping too much or hanging out drinking $12 cosmopolitans)
4) Many of your friends have great money behaviors that you want to learn and start practicing yourself. Start weekly coffee sessions to motivate each other how you can support each other (i.e. savings contest).
5) Read a blog of someone that is trying to change their financial habits. Some are very motivating. On MY BLOG
6) Join an investment club. What a better way to surround yourself with people that want to see their savings grow and learn about investing!
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