January is International Wealth Mentality Month

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Jun

January is International Wealth Mentality Month

Becoming wealthy or increasing your existing assets is a common goal many people have. Both can be accomplished when you adopt a wealth mentality by spending less, saving more, and looking for ways to improve your financial situation.

But it takes more than just having a wealth mindset—it requires protecting what you have and monitoring your financial situation.

How can you protect your wealth?

One way to protect your wealth is by owning life insurance, working with your legal professional for estate planning, and consistently meeting with your financial professional. Estate planning is critical to transfer your money, property, and assets to your beneficiaries in the most efficient way. A financial professional can help you find death protection, start investing or focus on goals such as buying a house, funding a wedding, or reducing debt. Be proactive in planning and work with professionals to help you feel confident and adopt a positive wealth mentality.

How can you get your finances in shape for 2022?

The state of our economy may force you into a negative mindset when it comes to your finances. Our dollar stretches when inflation rises. However, feeling positive and proactive makes the difference in accumulating wealth. Here are a few ways to get your finances in order as we approach 2022:

Treat your money with respect. Your cash funds your life, meaning it pays the bills, but it also allows you to do the activities you enjoy. Respect the power your money gives you to oversee your life and treat it well. Keep track of your bills, organize your wallet, and only pay for what you need and not always want.

One step to a wealth mentality is to complete the debt-reduction tasks you’ve been putting off. We all have tasks around our homes, items to return, or subscriptions to cancel that we tell ourselves we’ll complete later. It’s time to schedule a day to complete all these debt-reduction ‘to-dos’ and watch your wallet feel lighter!

Purge what’s not working to make space for what is.

Reducing clutter in your home, email inbox, desktop, car, etc., helps you focus on what matters and help you think more clearly. Decluttering will also create space for things to enter your life that genuinely serves you.

Engage in daily pleasures that don’t cost money.

Be sure to include something you look forward to in your schedule every day that you don’t need to spend on. A conversation with a friend or a walk in the park is an excellent option to help you gain a wealth mindset without spending.

Practice gratitude.

The best way to attract positive things into your life is by being grateful for what you already have. Take 5 minutes at the beginning of each day to reflect on what you’re thankful for. Then be aware of what enters your thoughts to help you practice a healthy wealth mindset.

A wealth mentality on your financial situation is essential when working toward a positive wealth mentality for yourself. Take time to reflect, plan, and take action to improve your financial situation in 2022.

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