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Create Financial Freedom with the 30 Days of Money Journey.
Matt will guide you through each day with short actionable video sessions that include timeless financial wisdom, practical money-making exercises, and wealth-building habits. Each day's 15-minute session will help reveal blind spots, provide insights into your emotional relationship with money, and ultimately help bring more money into your bank account! 🤑🙌
Today, let's commit to cultivating a sanctuary of financial peace through intentional saving, so that we can alleviate the burden of unexpected expenses and unlock the potential of compound growth.
The most recommended tip for financial freedom is to consistently save a portion of your income, thereby creating a financial cushion for emergencies and leveraging the power of compound interest for long-term growth. The importance of saving a portion of your income is a foundational aspect of a healthy relationship with money that cannot be overemphasized. Saving money addresses two core human needs: the alleviation of anxiety surrounding financial emergencies and the exhilarating ability to benefit from the compound interest in long-term investments.
Imagine the freedom that comes from knowing you are not only prepared for life's uncertainties but are also building a prosperous future through the miracle of compound interest. Let's explore!
Today's Golden Nuggets:
- 🐖 Saving at least 10% of your income.
- Create an emergency fund to withstand life's unpredictabilities.
- 🌲 Make your money work for you with the power of compound interest.
💬 WEALTHY WISDOM
Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.— Warren Buffett
One of the most successful investors of all time, who was born during the Great Depression and bought his first stock when he was just 11 years old!
🧬 PROSPERITY PHYSICS
Albert Einstein once said “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn't, pays it.”
The concept of compound interest is often hailed as the “eighth wonder of the world.” Studies underscore the transformative power of saving consistently and letting interest work in your favor. Research illuminates that even modest savings can grow into substantial amounts over time due to the exponential power of compounding—allowing money to grow upon itself because the interest you earn starts earning its own interest. This geometric progression can lead to a snowball effect where the growth becomes increasingly rapid!
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. It's never too late to leverage the natural forces of compound interest to your benefit.
📿 MOOLA MANTRA
Save today, prosper tomorrow.
This mantra captures the essence of forward-thinking financial mindfulness. It's a simple, yet potent reminder that the choices we make today lay the foundation for our future prosperity. Saving isn't just an act of stowing away money; it's an act of self-love, a nod to your future self, an affirmation of trust in the abundance of life.
🧘 MONEY MEDITATION
In today's meditation, we will journey through the empowering landscape of intentional saving to cultivate a healthier, more vibrant relationship with money.
Take a deep breath in, hold it for a moment, and release. Allow yourself to sink into this moment.
Visualize a vast, luminous expanse before you. This is your financial landscape, stretching as far as the eye can see. At first, it might appear barren or tumultuous. But don't worry, you have the power to cultivate it into a sanctuary of abundance.
Now, imagine a jar in your hands. This is your savings jar. Notice how it's empty but sparkling with potential. Every dollar you save is a seed of opportunity. Let's plant these seeds.
Visualize yourself putting money into this jar. As you do, the jar's glow intensifies, illuminating your financial landscape, bringing life to the barren fields or calming the tumultuous storms. Every dollar saved grows into a strong, resilient tree, offering fruits of opportunity and shade of security.
Feel the security and empowerment that each saved dollar brings. It alleviates anxieties, smoothens out emergencies, and opens up new avenues for investment. With every dollar saved, you reclaim your financial sovereignty.
As you continue saving, imagine these trees growing taller and stronger, the fruits becoming juicier. Feel the deep-rooted security and rising excitement for what this growing forest symbolizes—your financial freedom.
Now, gently bring your attention back to your breath. Breathe in empowerment, breathe out limitation. Open your eyes when you're ready, carrying this profound sense of intentional saving back into your waking life.
May you carry this wisdom into your actions, and may your savings forest flourish.
✍🏼 RICH REFLECTION
- What are some barriers preventing you from saving money?
- How can you rearrange your priorities to make saving easier?
🔥 PROSPERITY PIVOT
Let's shine a light on the limiting beliefs that have tethered us to financial stagnation. Many of us unwittingly harbor thoughts like “saving is a chore,” or “I can't afford to save.” These subconscious patterns keep us stuck, prevent us from flourishing, and impede the flow of wealth and abundance.
- Awareness: Take a moment to identify one limiting belief you have about saving money.
- Honesty: Are you willing to see this as a story you've been telling yourself, rather than an immutable truth?
- Patience: Understand that change is a process; it won't happen overnight.
- Self-Compassion: Forgive yourself for past financial mistakes. They were stepping stones to the wisdom you are embracing now.
- Courage: Challenge yourself to replace the limiting belief with an empowering one, such as “saving is empowering,” or “every dollar saved brings me closer to freedom.”
Embrace this new belief. Let it take root in your consciousness.
It's time to pivot. Whenever you catch yourself slipping into old thought patterns about saving, gently guide your mind back to this new, expansive belief. With time, this belief will become second nature, serving as your financial North Star.
🪄 MONEY MANIFESTATION
Set up a recurring automated savings transaction of 10% of your average monthly income.
Choose the weekly option if you wish to make the financial movement less jarring and more integrated into your regular financial flow. Set it and forget it.
Step 1: Take a deep breath and center yourself. Feel gratitude for the money that flows into your life, recognizing it as a form of energy exchange with the world.
Step 2: Open your banking app or log into your account via computer.
Step 3: Navigate to the recurring transactions or automated savings feature.
Step 4: Calculate 10% of your average monthly income. If your income varies, take an average of the last three months.
Optional Step: To make this less of a lump sum and more manageable, consider dividing this 10% into a weekly recurring transaction by dividing your average monthly income by four.
Step 6: Finalize the automated transaction and then pause. Take a moment to relish in this action, this affirmation of your future self.
Step 7: Affirm aloud, “I am committed to my financial freedom and prosperity. My money works for me.”
When you automate, you elevate. Elevation comes not from constant struggle but from systems that effortlessly align you with your higher goals.
🙏 GRATEFUL INVESTMENT
The essence of saving is gratitude. It is a quiet thank you to the Universe for the flow of abundance and an acknowledgment of your thriving future self.
Grateful Investment Ritual:
- Bring to mind the various avenues through which money and resources have flowed into your life. Feel grateful for the opportunities, the paychecks, even the unexpected gifts or bonuses.
- Reflect on the instances where having a savings buffer has brought you peace of mind, security, or even allowed you to take calculated risks or make meaningful investments.
- Write down a short note of gratitude to honor these instances and investments. Something like, “I am grateful for the ways my past self considers and invests in my future self.
- Add this note to your Grateful Investment Jar.
📣 ABUNDANCE AFFIRMATION
I am a conduit of financial wisdom and prosperity.
Saving money is saving myself; it is an act of self-love and future-proofing my freedom.
Every dollar saved is a step toward my true freedom and peace.
This affirmation resonates at the core of your being, aligning you with the universal laws of abundance. Words have the power to manifest, and these specific words affirm your committed relationship with saving money. They imbue you with the strength and resolve to make conscious choices that align with your financial goals and well-being. By speaking these words, you activate your intentions, setting powerful ripples into motion.
Say it aloud, repeat it, feel it, believe it.
You've done an incredible job today diving deep into the essence of saving as an act of self-love and financial wisdom. Your journey toward financial wisdom is not a sprint, but a marathon. Every step you take, no matter how small, is a triumph of intention over impulse.
I look forward to seeing you tomorrow as we continue to explore the realms of wealth and abundance.
💞 COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
What did you discover about your wealthy self during today's session?
We'd love to hear your two cents in the comments!