27 Apr Believe in Your Dreams!
We all have dreams. However, too many of us doubt that are dreams can be a reality. If you don’t believe it, you won’t spending will be random. What do I mean by random? You share your dollars between impulsive whims that you’ll regret later and your dreams that if unmet you’ll feel terrible.
A friend of mine is a financial advisor. He’s excited about using a line of credit to keep his dollars working 24/7 to help he and his wife to achieve their dreams. To help him visualize his savings, he began using my ‘Create Your Own Line of Credit Scenario’. Was he ever in for a surprise! He and his wife were spending money and weren’t sure where their money was going. He realized they had random spending. He realized that clearly identifying their dreams is the first step to ensuring their dollars are spent on what’s most important to them.
Bring Life to Your Dreams
Too often, we aren’t specific enough with our dreams. How do you know if you’re being specific enough? Tie your dream to a particular date. Ask yourself, “What must happen for me to know that I’ve achieved my dream?” Next ask, how much it will cost for me to achieve my dream?
Download Your Free Copy of ‘These Are My Dreams’
To help you, I’ve created a free template called, ‘These Are My Dreams’. (The link is http://1drv.ms/1cJ7JJX). Go to CashMap Consulting Products to download your free copy of the template.
For each of your dreams, using today’s dollars learn what it will cost to achieve your dream. I provide links enabling you to project into the future and adjust for inflation. Once you know how much you’ll need to save, I also provide links to help you estimate how much you’ll need to save each month. With this information, you’ll bring your future into your present.
This is your first step in mindfully spending your money to ensure that your journey leads you to where you want to be.
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