The first thing I want you to know is that you don’t have to be at the mercy of others if you arm yourself with knowledge. This is what will help you take charge of your financial future.
While it may be beneficial to have a positive outlook on life, when it comes to finances a healthy dose of realism goes a very long way! Here are a few financial realities that will help you in your planning:
Unequal financial marriages never last. Unless you and your partner are both financially independent, relationship or marriage problems will eventually arise even in the happiest of couples. Strive for financial independence; it is the surest path to equality in your relationship.
Your salary alone won’t make you wealthy. No matter how much your boss pays, you will never successfully create wealth without investments. Plan your investments and be disciplined in your spending. In the long term you will build a solid base of personal wealth that will allow you to live the way you want to. Continue reading “Embracing Reality: The Cynic’s Financial Guide”