8 Ways to Avoid Financial Crisis and Find Stability

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I’ve previously posted my reasons for choosing financial stability.

 

Well, in honor of April – National Financial Literacy Month – I thought I would elaborate on one of my most popular posts.

 

Disclaimer: I do not work in finance. I do not have a degree in finance. I never even took a class in finance. My advice should not be considered a financial service or a substitute for that of a financial advisor. This is simply the method that has worked for me based on my own personal financial experience.

 

In 8 Reasons to Choose Financial Independence, I discussed the reasons I fight for financial freedom. Why I work every day to get out of debt, build an 8-month emergency fund and contribute monthly to my retirement account.

 

More than just a celebration of financial literacy, I needed a reminder of why I’m making so many daily sacrifices for my future self.

After freelancing for the past 4 months, I’ve eaten through about half of my savings. Now that I’ve found a full-time position, I think it’s important to get myself back on track towards the goals I’d set 3 years ago.

 

For that reason, April will be devoted to financial literacy.

 

This will include a 4 part series to help you avoid a financial crisis and find stability.

Edit: The series is complete! Enjoy!

8 Reasons to Choose Financial Independence
Part 1: Save your money and spend less
Part 2: Get out of debt and safely spend
Part 3: Independence in Any Circumstance
Part 4: Focus on Giving, Not Earning

 

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