Unfortunately, serious financial problems can arise in people’s lives and these problems usually arise at the most unexpected time. Even if you are responsible and competent in your finances, even in this case, sometimes it is not possible to avoid a currency crisis.
However, don’t worry too much. Financial experts identify many basic problems, some of which can be anticipated and successfully solved.
1. Lack of financial savings
Do you know that more than 37% of people do not have any financial savings?
At first glance, this is not surprising, but a very unfavorable sequence is observed here:
– It does not have significant savings
– When financial problems arise, it becomes necessary to borrow
– Debt payments place considerable restrictions on your budget
Also, many people do not even hesitate to take out several different loans at once, believing that this is how financial problems should be solved.
However, this approach only leads to a financial hole, the exit of which can cost you dearly.
But it is much wiser to avoid all of these consequences and prepare to save at least 10% of your income in a savings account. Ideally, if you set a goal, say, to save $ 1,000 and not spend that money under any circumstances. These funds should play the role of a kind of financial safety cushion, which is necessary to deal with really important and unpredictable situations.
2. The habit of borrowing money
A logical sign of impending financial trouble is the habit of borrowing money regularly. This behavior usually becomes a habit in people and can lead you to face really serious financial difficulties, which, of course, we do not recommend doing.
3. Contact pawn shops
What to do if there is no way to get a loan or you just don’t want to go into debt, but you need money urgently? Many people, without thinking too much about this financial problem, find a simple solution: the delivery of jewelry through pawn shops. Other similar establishments equally accept many appliances, furniture, etc.
That can work as long as you have confidence in the future and can easily recover the things that have been pawned without much difficulty. However, sooner or later, a situation will surely arise where you will no longer be able to pay for your gold ring or mobile phone. A smart solution, in this case, would be to create savings upfront, plan your budget, and find ways to increase revenue.
4. Financial education
Ideally, you should get into the habit of spending at least 30-60 minutes a day on self-education and development in those areas where you could be the best financially. This will lead to an increase in income or an increase in your savings.
It’s not enough to get used to regularly saving some of the money you earn, you also need to be able to competently manage your savings. Otherwise, after a while, such a pernicious phenomenon as inflation will simply “eat up” your capital.
Naturally, if you have never invested in any asset, then you should not start with high-risk instruments like stocks or the currency market. And don’t start with those instruments where they promise to get rich quick, a lot, right away. Remember a simple pattern that any financial instrument has: the higher the profitability, the lower the reliability.
For many, it will be more than realistic to start with a regular bank deposit. Of course, you shouldn’t stop there. Remember the need to constantly spend time learning how to earn more money, so spend it studying investments, generate savings, gain experience, and invariably your financial situation will begin to change for the better.
5. Have no goals
This means that you have no priorities. And the momentary “wish list” will prevail over serious life goals. There is a simple pattern in humanity, we always work for our own goals, if not, then we do it for others. If you don’t have your own, you are plowing for someone who has goals. The choice is yours.