Ready to Rewire for Wealth?

Is this the year you become a wealthy woman? Or an even wealthier one?  It’s really quite simple.

 Every time money comes in, put a portion into savings on a regular basis. How much? Ten percent is ideal, but less is absolutely fine. Sadly, few people do this.

For many, setting aside savings is akin to self-imposed poverty, as expressed in a recent email I received. “How can I SAVE money to create wealth (which means cutting back spending) and still have a feeling of ABUNDANCE (which means the desire to SPEND) and not a mentality of LACK?” 

 In her mind, spending provided the pleasurable pretense of prosperity while savings felt like self-denial. But a brain wired for wealth views it quite differently.

Saving means you’re giving the money to YOU (not Visa or Starbucks) so that ultimately you can purchase whatever you please without pressure or worry.  The difference between the two mindsets is not deprivation but delayed gratification.

The ability to delay gratification is a sign of maturity and the quickest way to accumulate more than enough, which is the true definition of wealth.

The best part. Saving is so easy when you set up automatic deposits. You don’t miss what you don’t see.

And, with little effort, you set the rewire process in motion.  As you watch your savings grow, the reward centers of your brain light up and your inclination to save more increases by the day.

How do you feel about savings—self-denial or the way to wealth? Share below.

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Comments & Feedback

  • Geri L.

    Barbara, Regarding you words of wealth for today: Since I completed the One Year to Wealth class in 2017 I have been doing automatic Dollar Cost averaging $200/month into my portfolio and $200 automatic transfer to my savings account every month. I had enough this year to pay for a wonderful trip to France without a single worry about the cost and will have enough left towards a new car next year so I can pay cash. There is nothing worth more than peace of mind around finances. Thank you for all you do.

  • barbara huson

    Oh Geri, you have no idea how happy this makes me to read your post. Thank you so much for sharing this. I loved having you in that class, and I LOVE knowing you’ve finally achieved financial well being. I’m sending you big hugs and lots of love !!!

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When a devastating financial crisis rocked her world, Barbara Huson knew she had to get smart about money… and she did. Now, she wants to empower every women to take charge of their money and take charge of their lives! She’s doing just that with her best-selling books, life changing retreats and private financial coaching.

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