Setting Financial Goals is the first rule in the Mills Way to Financial Freedom rules that we covered with the boys. The importance of goals is to help us make our dreams happen. You need to write them down to be able to make them happen. Difference between a Dream, Idea, Vision and a Goal is nothing more than writing it down.
Christmas is around the corner and people are starting to think about what they want to give at Christmas time. At our house we have our Christmas Tree up and our Outside decorations up also. We have been getting Christmas Ads in the mail from companies like Best Buy and Kohls. We have been getting plenty of emails sent to us about Black Friday sales coming up or pre black Friday sales.
This is a debate for many parents and grandparents now a day. Times have changed a lot since I was in school for sure. I know I am dating myself but do feel the way our lives were 40 years ago were a lot more productive learning environment.
Life can be stressful for everyone at times depending on how we see things or let things affect us. Being Retired or working towards being Retired Early can be stressful at times if we let it be. I know I am not perfect and have been stressed many times.
Could you have some bad habits that you don’t realize that are holding you back on hitting your goals? You bad habits could also be making you tired or negative.
Businesses have Mission Statements for what they stand for. Why don’t you have one for yourself and one for your family? We have a Mission Statement for our family in our family room. We review it every six months. Each family member has input in it and we can change it at any time.
Asking for deals or for a cash discount isn’t always very easy for a lot of people. My parents never talked about this subject when I was a kid and I don’t remember ever hearing them ask for a deal or a discount. Now I think about all the money they could have saved during their life time.
Who doesn’t have things in your life that isn’t going the way you want it? Some people call those things as problems. Some let the problems run their lives and ruin their day by worrying about them.
We have so many friends and relative’s question on how Social Security is figured. I suggest they go talk to the Social Security local office in their town to get the facts. I also show them our yearly recap we get from the Social Security Administration. If you don’t get one each year just sign up on their website or go to your local Social Security Office.
Some people when they hear needs they may think of Food, Water, Air and shelter. Others may think Money and a job. My boys would say Xbox and Internet Service. LOL All is correct depending on the person. But let’s talk about Tony Robbins 6 human needs.