When money is tight, you don't feel like you have much control over anything. You're at the mercy of your bills, debt and other financial obligations. You feel powerless. However, a little action can make a surprising difference. Broken piggy bank image from Shutterstock
Money blog Frugal Beautiful reminds us that, in tough financial times, taking action — even if it's just one small step — can help build momentum. Here's what financial expert Jackie Beck tells the site:
Often that's the last thing you'll feel like doing when experiencing financial issues, but doing what you CAN do will help. Specifically, track your spending (daily at first), create a specific & reasonable plan to get to where you want to be, reach out to folks who have been there before, and then move forward.
This advice isn't meant to diminish anyone's struggle — many people are dealt an incredibly difficult hand and there's not much they can do it all. That said, there's power in focusing on what you can control, being resourceful and, as Beck mentions, taking action.
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THE BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO SURVIVE WHEN MONEY IS TIGHT [Frugal Beautiful]