Smart Money Moves Part II

Smart Money Moves Part II

At the beginning of this year I wrote a post called ‘Smart Money Moves 2018,’ which was focused on providing tips and advice on how to make better financial decisions for a healthier cash flow throughout 2018.

Making smart financial decisions is extremely important as it can help us reach our financial goals, but these decisions can be very hard to execute and of course stick to. Having good financial etiquette and practices can be the difference between creating wealth and living from salary to salary.

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Refocus

Refocus

I’m not sure about you, but I started 2018 with an action plan, a list of goals and the motivation and drive I needed to reach them.

But by mid-year, I along with many others, had lost the drive, the motivation and most importantly focus. Staying motivated and pushing forward is probably one of the hardest things to do in life especially when we experience setbacks.

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Who do you surround yourself with?

Who do you surround yourself with?

“You are a product of your environment,” is a commonly used statement.

But do you also believe that you are a product of those who you surround yourself with (as a singular component outside of your wider environment)?

Do you believe that the people that surround you can influence and sometimes dictate your thoughts, mindsets, actions, behaviours and more?

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How wealthy are you?

How wealthy are you?

When we think of wealth we usually define it in monetary terms. A wealthy person is seen as someone who possesses great material wealth, mainly in assets and cash.

But unbeknown to many research shows that families who have had continuous wealth for over more than 3 generations see it from 4 different perspectives:

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Do you still believe in your dreams?

Do you still believe in your dreams?

When I was a child I wanted to be several things including a corporate lawyer, a script writer/film maker and an entrepreneur.

I was so confident that I could achieve anything and everything and that nothing would hold me back. This confidence was evident in my teenage years as shown in my yearbook where I was described as “determined.”

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The bane of our lives; procrastination

The bane of our lives; procrastination

I thought that my love affair with procrastination would end as soon as I left university but boy was I wrong.

According to Google procrastination is ‘the act of delaying or postponing something,’ but to me procrastination is just another word for being lazy. And for me this is a major problem because it hinders me from being productive when necessary.

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