WHAT ARE YOU WORTH? Financially speaking
If you have a business loan with the bank, chances are you gave them a personal financial statement. Did you ever consider tying this exercise into your financial goals?
It is easy to be overwhelmed and burned out. Many can no longer see their dream. Every day we have a full 24 hours of choices. One way to hold yourself accountable is to measure your activities, specifically identify and measure the key activities that will achieve your hearts desires.
Just because you have money, does not mean you have financial freedom or financial success. It is much more than just having money or assets.
A farmer lived in Africa. His most recent visitor shared the fascinating tales of finding diamonds in Africa. He got so excited it that he sold his farm and headed out to strike it rich! For many years, he wandered searching for diamonds. As the years slipped by, he became despondent. He threw himself into a river, and drowned.
If you have a business loan with the bank, chances are you gave them a personal financial statement. Did you ever consider tying this exercise into your financial goals? If it’s important for the bank to know, maybe it’s important for you to know. After you get your tax return done, is a great time to evaluate your progress toward building your personal net worth.
Every day we make decisions – some are important and some are trivial. In my line of work, we base decisions on data. However that is only one perspective of the issues – other factors that affect the outcome are involved. Factors such as internal desires and outside forces, which are not measured with facts and figures
January 2014 Newsletter
The beginning of the year is a good time to review last year’s results and plan for this year. A financial budget is a tool that is available to help guide and design your future. It can tell your story before it happens.
Before I graduated from high school, I knew I wanted to be a CPA. I know it is not for everyone, but it came easy to me and was one of the highest paid professions for women. It kept me off the streets. Later in my career, that choice grew into a personal life mission.
Life throws many things in the way, situations that bring me frustration, anger and disappointment. Situations such as: