Grow Your Best Life
Achieving financial freedom isn't easy. It's something to be learned and takes time to grow. Having complete control over your finances is the fruit of hard work, sacrifice and time. You’ll have to learn how to build a life of financial independence for you and your family. But all of the effort is worth it!
Accept Responsibility. Financial responsibility is important because it impacts your future. Making the right decisions early in life concerning your money, can help you become financially independent. If you want to fully take charge of your financial future and earn that independence, you need to accept responsibility. Own up to your financial mistakes and understand your money decisions greatly affect your future wealth. It’s completely okay to make mistakes or not be financially savvy, but take charge and own up to it all. This will greatly impact your financial IQ and mindset to reach your goals.
ABL – Always Be Learning. If you want to achieve financial freedom and live your best life, you need to continued learning is key. It doesn’t matter if you become a financial master in your lifetime, continue to read books and personal finance blogs to help you gain further insight. There is always something new or another perspective about money that may help you achieve your goals.
Master Your Money. If you don’t understand where your money is going or how to control your spending, you’ll find that financial freedom will not be possible. Mastering your money is about more than making the math work out. It’s about adjusting your mindset, too. A lot of people let money control them and it can spiral out of control. Don’t let this happen to you. Manage your money, strictly maintain your budget, track of your net worth, personal spending, and any investments. Take charge and don’t be afraid to face the numbers. There are many online tools and resources that can help you keep on top of your financial records.
• Quicken.com • Mint.com • Yodlee.com • Mvelopes.com
As a valued member of USSFCU, we are committed to serving you and care about your financial health. As a benefit of your membership, we have partnered with GreenPathTM to provide you with access to unlimited, one-on-one financial counseling, debt management services and financial education tools.
GreenPathTM has been assisting individuals for more than 40 years and will work with you to provide the best possible options based on your individual financial situation. To contact a counselor simply call toll-free, 1.877.337.3399 or visit .www.GreenPath.com/ussfcu.