Celebrate National Financial Awareness Day On August 14 Or Every Day
It may not be on your radar at all, but it’s definitely on mine, and I hope you’ll make National Financial Awareness Day in August a permanent part of your life. Perhaps you’ll share it with your kids and your grandchildren. While the origin of National Financial Awareness Day is unknown, the aim of it is to develop and instill good financial practices that will solidify one’s current financial status and serve them through retirement. This objective is in complete alignment with my own life’s work. So, in the spirit of celebrating Financial Awareness Day, I’m highlighting some of the reasons why it’s so important to have a day designated to financial awareness. In fact, I find focusing on financial awareness so interesting and fun that I do it 365 days a year. I invite you to join me!
I’ve gathered the information below from a website which you can visit for more information about National Financial Awareness Day. The link is at the end of this article.
National Financial Awareness Day Celebrates Easy Street
As the saying goes, why work for your money when you can make it work for you? Sometimes in the seemingly endless race to chase that paper, we forget that we don’t always need to take the uphill course. With the right knowledge, you can make the road to riches far less bumpy and a lot more scenic. Sound investment practices can help you spend less time working and more time enjoying your life.
National Financial Awareness Day Teaches That Finances Don’t Have To Be Confusing
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king and if there's one thing most people are clueless about, it’s finance. There’s no downside to having a bit of financial literacy in life. It’s a subject many people find daunting but taking the initiative to learn how money works will make all your peers green with envy. Just like everyone flocks to that one mechanically-inclined friend when their car breaks down, you’ll be that guy or gal — but for money. Plus, when your car breaks down you can just buy a better one!
National Financial Awareness Day Reminds Us To Prepare For The Unforeseeable Future
They say money can’t buy you happiness. Perhaps — but not having money can sure bring you a lot of sadness. That’s why it’s so important to make sound investment decisions now so you’re not suffering later. You never know what kind of pitfalls life may throw your way but there’s no better safety net than having a nice contingency fund in your pocket.
Schedule A Consultation To Get Started With Your Financial Retirement Plan
If you haven’t yet started thinking about your retirement plan, this is a great month to at least start the conversation. Give us a call and let’s see if we can help get you on the road to where you’ll be celebrating Financial Awareness every day and looking forward to a financially successful retirement down the road.