Make This Your Best Financial Year Yet

Make This Your Best Financial Year Yet

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You might be worried about your finances as of late, considering everything going on in the world around you. However, there is a silver lining. Now can be a fantastic time to finally put your finances in order, and put your best foot forward to achieving financial freedom. To give you the best head start, here are a few of our favorite financial tips for 2020:

Keep the End of the Year in Mind

What is it that you’d like to achieve the most when it comes to your finances in 2020? Put that thought in mind and keep it there as the number one goal you’d like to meet. When you’re faced with making a financial decision, ask yourself if it will help you meet that goal or not, and if not, then you’ll know that is something you should probably pass on.

Making Smart Investments

If you find yourself with extra time on your hands, fill them with a book on investment. Take this time to teach yourself how to make smart investment decisions, and focus on books that are packed with great financial tips, tricks, and advice.

Talk to Your Loved Ones

Sometimes we get so stuck in our usual financial modes that we don’t realize that we’ve been stuck in a rut. Talk to your loved ones about your finances and make better decisions together, instead of making them on your own. This is especially important if your loved one lives with you, and shares your finances.

Have You Checked Your Credit Score?

Knowing your credit score can go a long way in giving yourself a goal to achieve, and actually being able to stick with it. Learn how to properly manage your score, and to keep yourself accountable for any financial decisions you might make.

Compare Various Fees

Have you kept the same car insurance and bank for several years without giving it a second thought? Times have changed, and the ability to compare costs is much easier thanks to the advent of the internet. Take the time to make sure that you’re getting the best bang for your buck.

Save Your Money

This is common knowledge, but sometimes it is easier said than done. Try to find ways you can save money each month, such as having a “no-spend day” once a week where you try to avoid spending even a single cent. It can add up much quicker than you might think.