Topics We’re Talking About: Putting Your Finances into Perspective


Perspective is one of the most powerful tools you can have when building a financial background. We’re all learning as we go, and it’s what you do with that information that’s more important than if you reached it sooner or later than your colleague. Taking action is essential if you’re working towards a goal (whether that be reaching debt-free or balancing a budget) and perspective can help you to structure your actions.

We’ve rounded up the best articles of the week to help you regroup and refocus your financial outlook:

Why You Need To Take A Step Back From Your Finances and Look At the Big Picture Stop Worrying About Money It can be difficult when you’re focused on a goal, but taking a step back is a guaranteed way to shed some light on your financial circumstances!

How to Handle Money Discussions Around the Holiday Table – Money Smart Life Money talk isn’t generally associated with fun but it also doesn’t have to halt holiday conversation entirely! Read for tips on how to handle any financial chats with grace.

You Freshman Year In College Taught You Key Lessons About Saving Money Today – Your Smart Money Moves Sometimes your younger self can provide some valuable insight. Check out Your Smart Money Moves post about the things they learned from their early college years!

3 Reasons Why You’re Unhappy With Your Financial Situations – Even Though You Have Enough – Cash Money Life Understanding what your obstacles are can help you to create a game plan to fix them. Check out this great post to see if you’re afflicted by some for the more common barriers in financial satisfaction!

The Importance of Saving No Matter How Much You Make – Common Sense Millennial It doesn’t matter what your paycheck reads – saving is an essential habit for financial success. Read on for more insight into the hows and whys of saving no matter how much you make!

What I’d Tell My 20-Year-Old-Self About Money – Blonde On a Budget Cait offers some excellent advice to her 20-year-old-self. The best part? It’s advice that can be utilized no matter your age or your financial circumstance!

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