"This is it. This is the year I’m going to change my life!"
Ahh yes. That optimistic feeling we have on January 1st.
The past year is over. The year ahead is full of possibilities.
Yes, many people give up on their goals before January is even over. But not everyone.
There are people who make huge changes in a single year and come December 31, they look back feeling proud. I know because I see a lot of these people every year.
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A few years ago, I started a financial education platform to help people take control of their finances. Today, hundreds of people have transformed their financial lives through SkilledSmart’s Mastering Money program.
Every year, I witness many of our students turn their lives around in just a few months. I’ve seen students go from being 'broke' to saving tens of thousands of dollars; go from terrified of investing to becoming a confident investor; and achieve goals they never thought possible.
So, if you want this to be the year you turn things around financially, here are three tips that can make a big difference:
1. Get more excited about being wealthy, than you are about looking wealthy.
I’ve had the privilege of interviewing some very financially successful people. One of the common denominators that helped them achieve that success?