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Life Coaching For Those Buried In Debt

August 31, 2009
Burden of Debt

Burden of Debt

The financial crisis has brought everything to a head. For a supposed super power the United States of America’s citizens is impoverished, and relying heavily on welfare. Every one is fighting to keep there heads above water and under a roof to call their own. Michigan’s auto industry has completely collapse. Giants are begging for a bail out to keep them afloat.

Financial Struggle

You know you’re not alone. The news about foreclosures, high credit card debts and bankruptcy is a national phenomenon. The knowledge that everyone else is down on their knees should not make you complacent, because in the first place: why are you in that situation? Granted millions of people have committed the same mistakes that you have. In the end however, you should have been keen enough to recognize that you were going under.

With everyone clamoring for help, the internet has taken advantage and a lot of people are claiming as experts in the field of credit. Unfortunately their supposed help will probably set you back even more than you already have. You do not need an expert on finances, all you need is someone to make you see within your self and realize what you did, and what is happening is your own doing and could only be undone by you.

Getting back in Financial Shape

The key to getting financial power and control back is learning how to budget. Taking time off to sit down and review the amount of money you make against your expenses is the first step to gaining financial freedom. The most basic step is often the one that’s bypassed because everyone thinks that they have great control over their spending habits. Do not leave everything into in to chance, its better to have things written down, because then you are unlikely to forget it.

Identify, and Calculate

The second step is to write the things you do in a daily basis for a period of one week. In that one week how many times did you go to the grocery? Eat out? Have a drink? Give in to the temptation and buy that perfect pair of shoes which go so well with your new hand bag and designer clothes?

Did you know that making one trip to the grocery store with a week’s list of needs and commodities will actually make you some extra money left over for savings? Going to the grocery ones a week saves you gas, time, and unnecessary spending.

As you eternalize, you will find out that you dug the hole you are in. More often than not you know that you are not supposed to buy to cute jimmy choo’s because you cant afford it and yet you still purchase the thing. The absolute realization is that impulse gets you into trouble. So what should you do?

Life Coaching Tips

The use of a life coach to straighten up financial mess is also a good idea. Life coaching makes us more aware of our selves as a person. We see the good, the bad, and the ugly all rolled into the life that we currently are leading. Life coaches burst your bubble for you to pinpoint your own weaknesses, realize your goals and take action to make your life better.

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