During today’s episode we’re going to explain how you need more financial stress in your life!.. Well, not quite, but we do think that the proper amount of stress in our lives can be helpful in achieving the money goals we’re pursuing. All things in moderation though- just like you want to avoid having too much of a good thing, we obviously want to avoid overwhelming stress in our lives. But the thing is, it’s oftentimes not even the stress itself that is bringing us down, but the negative coping mechanisms and habits that we turn to that can be the most destructive, and that can cost us the most. We believe that by reframing how you view stress and by putting it in the proper light, you can use financial stress to your advantage. Listen and we’ll explain how!

  • Here’s Joel’s wife’s semi-smart watch. So far, so good! Wyze makes a good one as well.
  • An easy way to reduce the overwhelming financial stress in our lives is to get the ball rolling by achieving some easy financial wins- here are 7 ways you can start saving more money this week.
  • It can also be helpful to know where to even begin- if you want to know when, to do what, with your money: start here.
  • And lastly, here’s a full list of good financial habits to consider developing in your life. Change takes time, so maybe just pick a few to start with!
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