Budgeting and tracking your spending are helpful habits for anyone who wants to achieve financial goals. But, when you’re financially sinking, it’s a whole ‘nother ball game. If you are exhausted by your financial mess, or not sure what the first right step is, this post is for you! You will learn exactly what to do, step by step, to get out of financial survival mode. It will not be easy, and it may take some time. But, you don’t have to be where you are 1 year from now. You can start controlling your money instead of letting it control you. Are you ready? Let’s go!
FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED
The first part of getting out of financial survival mode is figuring out what went wrong. How did you get here? Maybe something happened that was out of your control – a spouse’s secret spending or a massive medical debt.