Does money make you stressed and emotional?

If you answered yes, you’re in good company. Many people feel a tightening in their stomach when they think about money.

However, this is another middle-class mindset that might be preventing you from reaching your financial goals. Most people never accumulate wealth because they see money through a filter of negative emotions.

If they grew up with these negative connotations regarding money, then by the time they reach adulthood, they connect any discussion about money as an open door to stress and anxiety. Not good. They usually avoid the topic as much as possible.

The wealthy have a different view.

They see money through a filter of logic. To them, money is simply a tool that presents options and opportunities. As I like to say, money gives you choices.

When it comes to money, the wealthy put their emotions aside and allow reason to take the lead. They’ve learned to use your logic to dictate their financial strategy. And they use their emotions to motivate themselves to commit to their decisions.

Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

Why not give us a call us at 513-563-PLAN (7526) or book online and start that creative effort? Because with Money & Clarity, it’s all about finding ways to multiply your wealth so you can enjoy a retirement that will create all sorts of positive emotions for you… happiness, peace of mind, excitement, and more. Call today.

Nikki Earley, CFP® & Dan Cuprill, CFP®

P.S. In my next blog post, I share a story about trust and betrayal. It’s a cautionary tale for those who try to get ahead the wrong way. Especially if you’re fooling around with federal agencies.

P.P.S.  To learn the steps you can take to protect and even capitalize on recent investment volatility in light of COVID-19, check out my webinar.