Whether you consider yourself a savvy investor with money to burn or you feel as though you are struggling to make ends meet, the act of creating a plan to understand and manage your own personal finances is a necessity if you hope to gain and maintain control of your own financial situation.
Next to your health and your family, your finances are the next largest contributor or detractor to the quality of your life, but not for the reason you might think. You may associate having more money with having less stress. The fact is, stress comes from the unknown and you feel better when you manage your own life in a way that minimizes what you don’t know. Creating and following your own personal financial plan will reduce stress and it works regardless of how much money you have.
No matter what shape your finances are in, you will benefit from the peace of mind to be gained from understanding your own financial situation and developing a plan that works for you.
Learn more: Create Your Own Financial Plan.
Chief Executive Officer
Chicago Patrolmen’s Federal Credit Union
Don’t forget, that members of the Credit Union enjoy free and confidential Credit Counseling and Financial Planning through our Financial Planning and Education Center. We are here to assist you every step of the way.