What sort of income do you have currently? How comfortable are you right now with how much you earn? Which of these statements fits you best?
- I’ve got plenty of money to get everything I need, there’s no desperate need to improve my wealth;
- I’m generally comfortable, so long as there are no unexpected crises, and even then we could probably weather the storm through savings and temporary cutbacks;
- I am constantly on a treadmill, there always seems to be more going out than coming in. I need to make more money.
- I just can’t make ends meet and I’m spiralling into debt.
These are broad descriptions, and I bet you can recognise yourself in one of them. Working with clients I find that individually they can be on any one of these descriptors. For some of them, money, and the lack of it, is one of their main issues. For others it is the thing that is lowest down their priorities. Money doesn’t make happiness, that’s for certain.
The interesting thing is that the actual ‘amount’ of money that clients have or earn doesn’t necessarily relate to where they are on this scale.Read more »