“I’ve tried so many different budgeting templates.”
I was speaking to one of our students, and I could hear the embarrassment in her voice. She felt like she’d failed. She looked like she was about to cry. My heart sank.
If only she knew how common this was. So many people beat themselves up for not being able to stick to a budget. They try again and again hoping maybe this time...it will ‘work’.
When it doesn’t, eventually, they start to internalise all the failure and think: “There must be something wrong with me. I suck with finance. I’m not a numbers person.”
I’ve seen this so many times over the years.
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See, a few years ago, I started a financial education platform to help people take control of their finances. I worked with financial professionals to pull together our flagship Mastering Money program, which today, hundreds of people have successfully completed and transformed their financial lives through.
So, over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to support many people on their financial journey.