Keeping our finances in check in 2018 helps us prepare for any surprises that might come our way. Photo via Pexels (CC0).
With our lives being more volatile now than they were fifty years ago, it is vital to ensure we have a solid strategy in place when it comes to money and personal finances. Recent research has shown that 57 million Americans have no emergency savings. Thirty-two percent of the population aged between 53 and 62 said they had no savings whatsoever, with this being the largest non-saving group.
If you feel like you are in a similar position and have little to no savings, now is the time for you to start putting a solid strategy in place for healthier finances. With the below guide, not only will you be in a position to finally pay off your debts, but you will also start saving money for any big project you have in mind. Continue reading
If you’re one of those people that absolutely loves their job, and can jump out of bed and happily get ready for work, then you’re a very lucky person. Many people have to drag ourselves out of bed and force ten coffees down our throats just to get through the day, Working is a hard life, but it is a life we’ve all been forced to lead. You can’t have money without a job, unless obviously you’re lucky and win big on the lottery. So, you go to work to pay the bills. But it is never fun and games. There’s so many things that can go wrong in a working day that will just leave us miserable. Here’s a few of them outlined for you, and ways in which you can overcome them. If you’re going to be working for the rest of your life, you might as well make it fun.
Find a career that suits you. Pexels photo (CC0).
When it comes to finding a career that really suits you, the choices in front of you can be dizzying. How you’re supposed to choose from a list of seemingly endlessly career paths is anyone’s guess. You might feel more comfortable trying to solve twenty mind-based puzzles in under an hour. Even those who are otherwise successful in a career might not feel that they have found their true calling so far. No matter if you’re a newbie to the job market or you’ve been in it for several decades, the opportunity always exists for you to find your true potential
The best question to ask yourself is this: ‘Am I really monetizing my strengths?’ Finding our way through life is all the better for knowing our preferences at any one moment. If you have strengths otherwise underdeveloped and lacking, finding the best career space for them might allow for them to blossom and become even better than you expected.
The general rule to rely on is that if you have a spark or some form of innate talent at something then it has the potential to develop through discipline and hard work. For this reason, this post is concerned with helping you achieve this. If you feel yourself in any way connected or interested in a select profession below and its accompanying description you might have found your new career focus.