Money and Patience: How to Keep Going When Financial Progress is Slow

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I recently had a bit of set back in my own journey that caused me to start thinking (read: stressing out) about my perceived lack of financial progress. I’d made some investments in my business, client payments were late and I had to pull from my emergency fund to pay the credit card bill.

To some people, they would read this and say, “Eh, that’s no big deal.” But I’m emotional in these kinds of situations. To me, it was more like “I worked so hard to save that money and now I had to use it. This means it’s going to take me longer to reach my savings goal!”

This started a downward spiral where I felt like I wasn’t clear on what I want out of my finances and some goals seem like they are eons into the future. I felt like a fraud.

Fortunately, I did . . . → Read More: Money and Patience: How to Keep Going When Financial Progress is Slow