Just How Uncertain Are Your Finances?

Finance is one of the main things in life that makes the world go round. We work 5 days a week, doing 40 hours at a time, just to make sure we have enough money to go home to and look after us. We sock away about 20% of each paycheck to make sure we always have something in the bank for a rainy day, and we find it hard to treat ourselves just in case the money could be better used in our future safety fund…

All in all, having a financial facet of your life is exhausting. Often enough, you never feel sure you’ve got enough to make ends meet, and you never know if you’ve got enough cash behind you to propel you towards your dreams. Whether that’s for a holiday or buying a house or setting up a business of your own, you’re going to need to follow different stipulations for everything involving money. But are your finances as uncertain as you think they are? Are you really stuck in the woods with debt hanging over you? Let’s examine this mindset.


Are You Working with a Budget?

Because if you are, you’re already doing the best for you and your household. You’re living with your interests in mind, and always putting in an effort to square away money to different facets of your life; this is healthy and means you’ve got a buffed savings account in the works.

If you don’t have a budget, now’s the time to get one. There are all different kinds out there that have been tried and tested, so you’re not going in blind with a strategy that might not do anything for you.


Have You Taken any Risks?

And no, we don’t mean the odd takeaway on a Friday night after work. Instead, we’re talking about the number of people these days looking to invest their money in stocks, in a hope to boost their finances through dividends and to have a finger in lots of different pies. But when you’re someone who lives paycheck to paycheck, you’re not going to be the kind of person who can do that.


So until you can actually physically feel that you’re in a more stable position with your money, cut out any option like this and never take such a huge risk on a whim, hoping it’ll pay off. After all, when people invent software to conduct automated trading for us, you can tell the world is always on the edge for making sure companies never miss a chance to make some money. That’s going to be a scary world to walk into, and this software is still going to be there to help you out when you’ve got the ability to make an investment (if you want to, that is).


Your finances don’t have to be as uncertain as you think when you consider reasons like this. You’re on the straight and narrow, and you always have the ability to do your best.

Mark Munroe is the Creator and EIC of ADDICTED. He's ADDICTED to great travel, amazing food, better grooming & probably a whole lot more!