Ways that you could be sabotaging your financial growth

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Ways that you could be sabotaging your financial growth

How you are sabotaging your financial growth

Financial planning experts normally tell us that our capacity for financial growth is huge but there are some things we do that cause us to run into financial problems. Here are three ways by which you could sabotage your ability to grow financially.

Lifestyle inflation

It seems that the more money you have the more the needs or problems arise. This is an accurate reflection of our lifestyles. As our income grows, so do our needs. Instead we should be setting aside a substantial amount of the gained increment as savings, meaning our savings increase.

You may have been earning less and therefore justifying the reason why you are not investing or saving. With an increment, the same situation continues. This is a clear indication that you will never have enough to save or invest, do it today, there should be no excuse. Plan around your earnings and you will see the difference.

Failure to sacrifice

Sometimes we may face financial difficulties but instead of taking action and addressing the situation we engage in the kind of spending that worsens our woes. A good example is buying a luxurious car while we have issues making regular payments. Continuing to hold on it worsens the situation as it will continue requiring fuel and maintenance on top of your debt.

This not only affects other bills but puts us into  a deeper financial crisis. If we can make a sacrifice and give up the fuel guzzler we can not only manage some other payments but also have enough money to pay other bills.

Failure to address current problems

Sometimes we bury our heads in the sand when faced with financial issues hoping that they will go away. Days or weeks pass but the situation is only but worsening. If you take action on time, not only do you avoid bigger problems but also can turn an ugly situation to your advantage.

If you deal with the issues that are sabotaging your financial growth, your journey to success has already kicked off. You will gain financial stability in no time.


Disclaimer: The above information is general in nature and not intended to be financial advice. You should consider seeking professional advice before following any suggestions in this blog/website.

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Kayla Brunton