Personal financial management concepts are fairly easy to grasp. Often, it’s the lack willingness to do the work that holds people back. Improving your financial literacy level does not have to break the bank or consume a lot of time. We have summarized a few easy ways to get financially fit in no time.
The world wide web is your gold mine. Just google ‘financial literacy’ and almost everything you need relating to this subject comes up. You can refine your search for more specific topics like budgeting and diversification, but the point is that it’s all there – just look it up. In this world of technology and instant information, ignorance is fast becoming a choice.
TAKE A CLASS
There are a few advisors and institutions that offer financial literacy classes. Do your homework and find out who/where and sign up. We can help with this one so do contact us.
ASK A PROFESSIONAL
As mentioned in a previous post, if you are looking for a financial advisor, the best place to start is the Financial Planning Institute. They have a list of advisors, their credentials, experience and competencies. Find a few and give them a call. Once you’ve spoken to a few, you can make up your mind regarding the one most suited to your needs.
LISTEN TO THE RADIO/PODCASTS
There are a few good radio programmes and podcasts that tackle this subject. Google them and try them out. In this busy world we live in, it’s easier to take in your information while driving or at the gym. There really is no excuse for you not to do this.
Your financial well-being is directly linked to your financial literacy. It’s your choice…