What comes into your mind when you hear the word money? Given this fact, the first thing that might pop into your mind can be a dollar bill or even a cent. But little did you know that money is also a symbol of personal attitudes toward life. More money can not give you more happiness and contentment in life unless you learn to manage it.
Money and its relation to attitude
Given that each and every one of us is different from each other and has their own way of thinking independently, all of us have different attitudes toward money. This attitude is developed early in life. Suppose that we have different outlook on money, conflict may arise in this kind of situation. Knowing that people are different from one another, there is this one thing that can hold them together. And this is attitude, which is influenced by environment and past experiences.
Money in the eyes of a family
Solving money difficulties requires both rational planning and insight. As we all know, financial matters is one of the biggest money management problems families or even individuals face. You see, a family does not talk about money management until they have problems. The impact of money can really worsen the relationship of a family. As the pressure to this gets higher and as the budget tightens, this is where conflicts begin. You may not realize but quite a few money problems can stem from your emotions. In this kind of situation, blaming who is wrong is never the answer but the values and attitudes that have developed can be a good way to deal with it.
Financial stability as a goal
In order for us to achieve financial stability, we all have to go through the process of goal setting. This allows us to get incentives for good and effective money management. Let us remember that goals can be achieved in different ways. Some can be attained immediately, some can be attained over a long period of time and some can be attained in the near future. However, setting up goals encourages one to use resources wisely. Personally, I really would want to set a goal when the time comes that I will be raising my own family. This for sure will help me to become motivated with the wise spending of money. Because of these goals I know that i will be able to handle each situation of financial matters properly.