Hey, this is Justin Goodbread with financiallysimple.com bringing you 8 points that you must do if you’re just getting started. 1. The first thing we have to do is to learn self-control. You say ‘Wait a second! What do you mean learn self-control?’ Look, we’re no longer a kid anymore. I once heard a wise woman say, ‘Where you’ll be five years from now is determined by the books you read and the things you do today.’ You must take control of yourself. 2. Your financial future is YOUR responsibility; no one else’s; it’s not the government’s, it’s not mom and dad’s, it’s not mine, it’s not your brother’s, not your boss’; it’s YOUR responsibility. 3. Always know where your money is going. Have a budget; track where your revenue is going. 4. Start an emergency fund. Set aside a little bit of cash, where you can’t get to it […]
Laying the Groundwork for Financial Success From time to time, I get people in my office that are just starting out in life or they’ve gone through a bankruptcy or something of that nature and they’re ready to change their future. Perhaps you’re in that category yourself and you’ve spent far too long spinning your wheels on how to make your money work for you and you’re ready to say, “I’m tired of this and I want to be successful.” If that’s you, then you’re already on the right path, because in order to have financial success you have to realize what prevents financial success and you’ve obviously already done that. So where do you start? Get a Plan—I know I harp on this all the time but it really is paramount to success. If you hop in the car without a place to go you’ll likely end up nowhere and just […]
The stock market moves up and down; sometimes rapidly. I will addresses what you should and should not do in volatile markets. If you have not yet watched the video yet then please watch it now for the full tutorial. If you like our videos then share it with your family and friends and support us to provide you such useful information continuously. Thanks for watching. And don’t miss our other informative financial videos. Justin Goodbread owns Knoxville Tennessee-based Wealth Management Firm Heritage Investors who works with select successful business owners and retirees by building comprehensive financial plans.
There have been numerous articles written on the correlation between money and happiness. A quick Google search will turn up 650,000,000 pages. Most of these articles offer similar conclusions, like this February 2015 article in the Huffington Post, that while money can provide you with a certain level of comfort, it will not make you happy. So I began thinking—your bank accounts may tell you what you can and can’t afford, however, can they really tell you how wealthy you are?