I get emails all the time asking “Carrie-Anne, how do I make more money?”
So what do you do when you don’t have money?
I get it. I’ve been through that challenge and struggle. There were days when I was not sure where I was going to get the money just to buy a few groceries. For a long period I had to juggle paying things or buying food.
I was struggling. What do I do? How do you overcome that?
You begin with yourself not your bank account. If your self-worth is low, your value in the marketplace will always be as low. If you don’t value yourself no one else is going to value you. – Brendon Burchard
Have you ever wondered what makes you different from successful people? Do you want to know how successful people think?
There is a huge difference in the way successful and unsuccessful people think. Success itself is not a great mystery that people haven’t figured out before. Even though when we are struggling, when we are fighting and we are just trying to get by. It can feel like this unknowable process. We all know success is a mind game. Look across history, successful people don’t come from a given background. They don’t come from a special economic statue. Some people succeed, others don’t.
So what makes successful people different? How do successful people think?
Are your money beliefs holding you back? Almost everyone is uncomfortable talking about money. People have trouble talking about money without eliciting extreme human emotions. Guilt. Anger. Frustration. Joy. Happiness. Freedom. It’s sometimes easier for people to talk about sex than it is about their money situation.
At its core, money is about power. Whether you have it or you’re working towards it, money is ever so often a source of limiting beliefs.
Does money affect your self-worth and self-esteem? There is an interesting correlation between money and self-esteem. The legendary author Brian Tracy talks about a time when he bought life insurance. It gave his family $1m in cover placed on his life.
He says that right after that decision he started to feel differently about himself. He started to feel like he was worth $1m. His levels of self-worth and self-esteem shot through the roof!
Like it or not we live in a world where money is important. So what happens to your self esteem when you as struggling with money problems? Does money affect your self-worth and self-esteem?
One of the biggest challenges in personal finance is figuring out how to lower your monthly bills. And one of the best ways to do that is to cut down on your monthly expenses. Some of our regular bills might seem small on their own, their cumulative effect can be enormous. They can become a huge drain on our resources.
Big bills can be such a consistent pain in the neck. I don’t know about you, but I’ll go months, even years, without investigating ways to cut them down. Even when it could mean saving thousands. The obvious reason: is now knowing how to shave rands off fixed costs like a utility bill.
Many people look for ways to cut expenses that are both easy to put in place. So how can you lower your monthly bills? Here are a few ways to save money that you can try one by one without too much hassle.