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Have Money Work for You In 2022 (You’re Ready)

Have your money work for you in 2022
That next life is waiting for you – Happy New Year! 2022

2022 is here!

We’ve been taught many lessons stringing back from 2020 and transitioning to 2021.

Money has played an extremely important role in our lives.

How can you make 2022 one of your best years financially?

By having a plan.

Here are 3 massive ways you can command your money to work for you.

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Welcome to Franknez.com – the blog accompanying you on your journey to financial and time freedom. Cheers to a prosperous, healthy, and abundant 2022.

Let’s get started!

In today’s article I’m going to go over 3 ways you can transform your finances by making some incredible money moves.

The awesome thing is that you don’t need to make a lot of money to make this happen.

It’s all about developing proper money management skills over time.

You already spend a lot of time working to earn your money; it’s tiring!

So why not learn how to put that money to work for you?

Here’s how you can make 2022 your best year financially.

#1. Start your first investment now

start investing in 2022
Start investing in 2022

You’ve probably always wanted to invest but have never really started.

Perhaps you don’t know where to start.

Bookmark this guide on how to start investing in stocks for beginners, it’s going to change your life.

One of the best ways to have your money work for you in 2022 is by putting it in a safe index fund such as the S&P 500 where it will earn you 8%-10% per year.

Investing your money is easy!

Most people have just never been exposed to how simple the process truly is.

Depending on your level of risk, you could invest in individual stocks that you think will go up in value over a period of time (e.g., Apple, Tesla, etc..).

The S&P 500 for example invests in the top 500 companies in the U.S. so it’s very well diversified: hence making it a safer investment.

I recommend you download the app “Mint” by intuit to track all of your accounts and see how they grow in real-time throughout 2022!

Create a plan to how much of your income you will be allocating towards investments every month.

I suggest having an emergency fund set aside first so that you’re always ready to tackle any unprecedented challenges this 2022.

#2. Diversify with cryptocurrency

ways to invest your money
Ways to invest your money

Cryptocurrency is here to stay and if you think it’s too late to invest in crypto, think again.

Crypto has made a loud statement, but analysts have massive predictions for many of the popular cryptocurrencies, meaning there’s a lot of room for growth.

Is crypto safe?

It is with Coinbase.

Another way you can have your money work for you is by allocating a small percentage into digital assets.

Two cryptos I’m personally long on are Cardano (ADA), and Shiba (SHIB).

Because these two digital assets are very affordable, planting seeds now could bear incredible fruits sometime during this decade.

So even though you might only be able to double or triple your investment this decade with Bitcoin, the opportunity for massive gains with other cryptocurrencies are still out there.

You can view when I buy both stocks and crypto exclusively on the Patreon.

Bookmark: How to invest in crypto for beginners (step-by-step)

#3. Begin to fund your freedom

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One way 2022 can become your best year financially is by creating a vehicle that will allow you to escape the rat race.

Have your money work for you buy investing in a vehicle that will provide you with financial security, and earn you back your time.

If you have a job or a career, use your employer as a means to fund your passions to create a sustainable second stream of income.

Most people believe that you should live off of the income your employer provides you with.

But in order to build wealth this new year, we’ll have to shift our mindsets so that the income caters to a greater income vehicle.

That income vehicle will vary from person to person but is the fastest way to financial and time freedom.

Your job/career can fund your dreams and ambitions so that one day you won’t have to rely on that job/career.

One of the greatest investments you can make is on yourself!

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How To Stop Living Paycheck To Paycheck (For Good)

How To Stop Living Paycheck To Paycheck
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We’ve been there. You want to save money but somehow it seems to be more difficult than it should be. Most importantly, you’re taking care of your expenses but have very little leftover before the next paycheck. As a result, you’re holding out until the next pay day. What if you never had to worry about living paycheck to paycheck again? The great news is that it is absolutely possible. Here’s how to stop living paycheck to paycheck (for good).

Look At Your Bank Statements & Budget

It is very important to know what you’re spending your money on. Look at your bank statements to see where you may begin to set limitations and write them down. Budget the amount of money you spend on eating out, on games or music, online shopping, etc. This will vary for each individual.

Cutting back on expenses will allow you to gain control of your routines and habits in order to pocket extra cash in case of any emergency.

Increase Your Income

There are many ways to increase your income. You may work for a promotion or raise, or take up a side hustle to earn extra money. For instance, by earning an additional $100-$300 a month will mean you’re up $50-$150 bi-weekly before the next paycheck. The catch here is to not fall into income creep lifestyle. Otherwise, you won’t be able to execute this properly.

Beware Of Income Creep

Income creep is when one lacks the will to retain spending additional income after a raise, sale, promotion, etc. As a result, you continue to live with the stress of never having enough. Income creep is the reason why people earning six figures a year also live paycheck to paycheck. If you continue to add or create more expenses as you earn more money, you will be stuck in this quicksand; a never ending loop. Delay your gratification and your future self will be glad you did!

Live Below Your Means

Living below your means is the responsible and most effective way to manage your personal finances. We’ve learned that this strategy goes hand in hand when you increase your income as they compliment each other very well.

So what does it really mean to live below your means?

To live below your means requires you to not increase your standard of living (bigger car, bigger home, etc.) as your income increases. Living below your means allows your expenses to stay relatively the same which opens opportunity to save money and invest it as well.

As you continue to practice these winner habits, you will gain an intuition and an understanding of when it is best to increase your standard of living. In the mean time it is very important that you learn how to stop living paycheck to paycheck first.

Increase All Your Monetary Accounts

The privilege to stop living paycheck to paycheck will depend on how well you manage your monetary accounts. As a result of implementing these strategies (budgeting, earning more income, and living below your means), earnings will roll over in your checking account due to the money consistently being replenished. By disciplining yourself to stay on this path, you will no longer be living paycheck to paycheck.

Stack the amount of money in your checking account in order to gain access to funds from which you can save and invest. In other words, increase all your monetary accounts. Tip: Pool money from your checking account into several accounts that will allow you to earn more income passively. More on that below.

If you’re curious on how to invest money in the stock market, check out this amazing post here. We walk you through step by step.

Other Means Of How To Stop Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Downsize

Stop living paycheck to paycheck by cutting back on rent and allow breathing room to save money by downsizing. Make an effort to seek the best options regarding your long-term success. Delayed gratification will come a long way.

Pay Off Debt

By paying off debt you open up opportunities and have a chance at experiencing financial growth. If you pay off a credit card, you no longer have to worry about the monthly expense. Say you owe a small amount on your vehicle. Get a payoff quote and eliminate that expense. By freeing up this money, you can beak the monthly payment into segments and pool it into checking and savings. Stop living paycheck to paycheck by eliminating payments to lenders every month.

Generate Passive Income

Generate passive income so that your small bills are paid. What if I told you the interest you earn in a money market account can literally pay your monthly Netflix subscription? We published a post on 5 guaranteed ways to earn passive income that will help you learn more so that you can take care of your bills without tapping into your earned income. Stop living paycheck to paycheck by earning extra cash on the side.

Make It A Habit

Make it a choice and a habit to stop living paycheck to paycheck. After all, it’s in your power. Implement these strategies in order to change your life and begin feeling what it is to truly be financially free. Go back in time today and secure your financial future!

How To Stop Living Paycheck To Paycheck

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