Importance Of Your Financial Attitude


Your financial attitude plays an important role in deciding whether you are a winner or loser in financial game. You need to assess your financial attitude and then decide the steps required to overcome your financial problems. There is no doubt that our finances play a very important role in our lives. A person who deals with his finances intelligently is always considered as a successful person in life.

You must have come across a number of people who being in a same job and having equal income are having totally different life styles. One may be living happily and other might be facing financial difficulties.
What can be the reason of this top notch problem? Yes it is a problem of a grave nature because:

- Bankruptcy filing rates are at alarming stage.
- Financial problem is among the top five reasons couple divorce.

When we talk of the financial problems faced by you, your present attitude towards your financial matters dictates your financial health. Like all other attitudes in daily life as cautious, careful, careless or fearful etc. your financial attitude also plays a very important role in your life.

Your Financial Attitude depends upon certain factors:

Your Personal And Parents Financial Background

The financial background will affect your financial behavior. If you or your parents were having above average income then you will not care much about your financial matters. If you inherited lot of wealth (no hard work of course) you may possess a very careless approach towards your financial matters..

Your Present Financial Status

How you worked and earned money? How much wealth you posses now? Have all your need and wants fulfilled? Basing on your investments do you have sufficient monthly income? If the answers of the above questions are in YES then your whole approach towards your financial matters will be different.

Your Knowledge and Training

Do you possess sufficient knowledge about your money matters? Have you learnt the methods of earning money fast? Do you know the importance of saving and practicing wise frugality? Have you considered investing your extra wealth? If you are fairly knowledgeable about these aspects of money your chances of winning the financial game are very high.

Your Future Financial Goals

Of course the method to be successful in any aspect is to set goals and then strive hard to attain those goals. Have you set any financial goals for yourself? Have you decided upon any definit`

 e plan and time period to achieve your goals? Answers to the above questions will tell you how much positive attitude you possess towards your finances.

Can You Improve Upon Your Finances?

Luckily the answer is a big YES. Anybody can improve upon his financial health. All you need is a little bit of inspiration, motivation and fair amount of accurate financial knowledge. This financial knowledge does not at all means having masters' degree in finances or like. You just have to have a definite financial plan suiting your income and your goals. You definitely are earning right now, whether less or more. You can surely achieve financial stability only if you manage your present earning wisely and judiciously.

"The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have- and that is a moral problem, not an economic one". ~Paul Heyne

Depending upon the factors which we discussed earlier you should first decide upon your financial attitude. You should decide whether you need to earn more, save a little bit of extra or to judiciously invest your saved wealth.

After you have carefully decided then try to master the three most important dimensions of your finances which are Earn, Save and Invest. You surely will be on the way to achieve financial stability.

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