Monthly Archives: September 2013

Shift Your Mentality, Decrease Your Financial Stress

A financial services company specializing in innovative credit delivery, BillFloat, Inc., helps more than 930,000 registered users pay their bills on time and in full. Thanks to BillFloat, these individuals and families have avoided late fees, service termination, and other undue financial stressors.

When it comes to controlling financial stress, your personal approach makes an enormous difference. Whether you are debating how much to put away for retirement, considering which credit card to pay off first, or trying to figure out how to pay all your bills this month, the first step to financial freedom is deciding to take action. It may sound simple, but just making the choice to act will put you on a path toward reining in monetary anxiety.

Next, focus on adopting a positive attitude when it comes to your finances. Simply opening a savings account provides a way to put away a few dollars every week, a sum that adds up over time. Even the intention of saving, or visualizing a life free of financial stress, can leave you feeling more optimistic about your situation.

Finally, if you have a partner or spouse, be sure that you coordinate with him or her on monthly expenses and financial priorities. While you may want to allocate funds for a family vacation this summer, your partner may be hoping to put that money into the college savings account. Discussing issues like these and finding compromises can lead to greater financial satisfaction for the whole family.

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