The Transformative Power of Personal Budget Coaching

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74% of Americans feel confident about their finances, Forbes reports. Yet, despite this, 58% are still stressed about inflation, while 20% have cut back on necessary expenses like groceries, utilities, and medicine as a result. Personal budget coaching could provide clarity.

With rising inflation and the current economic uncertainty, money and budgeting can be confusing, stressful, and downright scary to most of us much of the time. If this is the case for you, don’t panic, help is at hand.
No matter your financial situation, personal budget coaching can help you get to grips with money management (including budgeting, saving, and debt reduction), so making your own savvy financial decisions becomes second nature. As such, it transforms your entire outlook on money management. Money will no longer be a source of stress, but a source of strength (yes, really!).

Gain Financial Clarity with Personal Budget Coaching

Personal budget coaching can take away the headaches and anxiety surrounding money management by helping you gain a clear understanding of your financial situation. You’ll feel empowered and confident with knowledge of exactly how much money is coming in, how much you’re spending, and where exactly your funds are going.

You’ll also be able to spot where you’re overspending or needlessly wasting money. It’s so easy to make impulse purchases that may not be right for your financial situation whether it’s a new pair of shoes or that extra cup of coffee. In fact, 90% of money decisions are based off of emotions rather than logic, according to Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman. Gaining financial clarity allows you to make informed money decisions that support rather than sabotage your financial health.

Make Smarter Business Moves

This next point’s more relevant to business owners. And if that’s you, it’s an important one. Your personal budget coach can help you weigh up the financial implications of any business partnerships you may be considering getting into in order to grow your business.

Although a business partnership can be a lucrative move that generates a steady source of income, it’s important to do due diligence on your partner’s financial health first before signing any dotted lines. If they’re in debt or otherwise strapped with liabilities, the partnership likely isn’t the safest move and you’re best off giving this one a miss.
It always helps to talk through the financials with a trusted coach before making any major business decision.

One point to be clear on is your total household budget, especially if you will be depending on the new business to be able to cover all these expenses.

Reduce Your Debt

Being in debt is scary for most people. If you’re worried about debt, you’re certainly not alone in these feelings. And there’s also comfort in knowing there’s always a way out. A personal budget coach can show you that way.

Together you’ll prioritize what needs paying off first and develop strategies to reduce your debt. Payday loans with crazy annual percentage rates (APRs), secured debts, and revolving, high-interest credit card debts are usually the kinds of debts you’ll target first.

A coach can also help you understand that having debt certainly doesn’t mean you’re bad with money. Think about it. Not all debts are created equal as most people need some sort of credit to move forward in life (like student loans or a mortgage). These are the good kinds of debt. The goal is to reduce debt, and to learn how to use credit responsibly and to your advantage and not always about eliminating it completely. Your personal budget coach will help you do just that.

Personal budget coaching can transform your entire outlook on money management, taking you from confused and overwhelmed to confident and empowered. You’ll receive support every step of the way to help you make smart decisions that ultimately lead to financial stability.