Print out your last month’s statements.
I want you to highlight one color those that you need and highlight another color those that you want.
Let's say you highlight pink those that you want and green those that you need.
Add them up after.
What color stands out more? Is it the pink or the green?
How much did you end up spending on wants versus needs?
Were you able to afford all your wants?
Did you charge that on your credit card?
Were you able to pay off your credit card?
The key to having a great relationship with money is astute financial awareness.
This is the first step to building that awareness. Afraid to look? You might need a financial coach to help you through that. Perhaps you have some trauma or issues to work through and that's where I can help out.
If you haven’t learned how to budget yet, check out the affordable budgeting course I offer.
Start now. This will cost you much more later.
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Christine Teh is a personal finance coach who lives in Silicon Valley and serve clients virtually. She also offers tax preparation and consulting services and LinkedIn coaching as well.
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