Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Revamp your lifestyle to enjoy more success
Given the harsh times of high unemployment rates, poor housing markets and, just down right out, crap shoot of economy, I think it is important to for many people to widen their gaze. Revamping your lifestyle can increase a person’s lifestyle tremendously. Revamping your lifestyle includes making wise career decisions, start smart saving plans, making prudent investment options and diversifying streams of income.
Career decisions are one of the best decisions that a person can make because it determines the personality of your spouse, ultimate family location, time that you spend at home, etc. I know people say that your career should be determined by your lifestyle, but I have found that it is the other way around. I don’t think that your career should dictate everything in life, but those who are involved in your life should be comfortable with the issues that come with your career choice. One way to determine the most fitting career field includes being honest with your self in regards to your personality, motivation and overall life goals.
Another area of my life that has helped me weather the storm in a tough economy is having multiple streams of income. Having several sources of income allows a person to be comfortable being them even if they have a full-time job. As anyone may know, the economy can go up or down depending on one single variable. So having different methods of obtaining income is a great suggestion, especially for those individuals who may have their own company or work in a career field that is very volatile. I have found that diversifying my income streams has helped me through the tough times.
Finally, investing and savings adds another level of financial security along with success. If you have your money work for you, you don’t have to work as hard. Some times, I have found that some people just let their money sit into a savings account without any plans of investing it to allow it to grow. If you are new to the investing world, I suggest that you start with funds that are very conservative. To find some good investments, start with a licensed financial advisor. I actually started investing without one and then started using one. Having your money work for you allows you to gain greater success.
Essentially, making wise career decisions, diversifying income and investing money in a smart way will help you move into a more successful lifestyle.
Dr. Ronnie O. Rice