By: MJ Gonzales | Executive Chronicles
If you’re used to be an impulsive spender, it takes time before you develop the discipline for your money management system. Reading saving tips will educate and inspire you on why you should keep something from your salary. However when the urge tempting you go back to your bad habit, you have to resort to money-saving tricks. Here are some suggestions:
Think that your money is your super power. Children or child-like adults love watching superhero films like Ironman, Captain America, Spiderman, Batman, Thor, Wonder Woman and Superman. We know that even these fictional amazing characters have special powers that make them extraordinary heroes. It’s same with how you handle your money. If you slowly build your wealth and manage it well, your net worth also increase to the point that you can have more assets than liabilities. If you let your weaknesses overwhelm you and don’t save, then you’re like Superman weakened by kryptonite.
Don’t take the bait, credit cards is not magical cards. If you find yourself using your credit often than usual, it’s must for you to watch the 2009 hit romantic comedy film Confession of a Shopaholic. This film, starring Isla Fisher and adapted from Sophie Kinsella’s novel, shows how your life would be if you treat your credit card like a magic card. Want some spoilers? The bad money habit of Rebecca Bloomwood (Fisher) makes her not so posh, serial liar, and experience devastating heart breaks.
Money is like crayons for your coloring book. Today, coloring books for adults are selling like hotcakes. These materials remind us of our childhood memories where we’re excited to add aura or feature on pale images. Those times, we’re also wondering what crayons to use and how to color properly so we’ll not put colors outside of the images. Money is like your crayons, pencils, and any art tools that you can hold to bring your imaginations come to life. Thus, it’s up to you in how you’ll manage to use it properly to slowly make your imaginations become realities.