ditch the autopilot, embrace the auto-awesome

ditch the autopilot, embrace the auto-awesome
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Feeling like your finances are flying a plane on autopilot? Destination: Brokeville? Don't worry, you can take the controls and land smoothly in Moneyville! Here's the secret: ditch the impulsive autopilot and switch to a deliberate and chill auto-awesome mode.

Think of it like this: your brain is a fuel-efficient engine, not a rocket ship. Save its precious energy for the exciting stuff, like planning that dream vacation. Let the boring, but crucial, tasks of saving, investing, and paying bills run on autopilot.

Here's how it works:

  1. Pick your goal: Want to save for a beach house? Pay off that loan? No problem! Choose your financial dream and…
  2. Make it automatic: Set up online transfers to automatically move money from your paycheck to your savings, investments, or debt repayment accounts. Poof! Money magic!
  3. Pay yourself first: Before you even see that paycheck, a portion gets whisked away to your future self. You'll magically start living below your means, and watch your savings grow like a well-watered sunflower.

Remember, humans are great at adapting. Leaving things to our own willpower is like trying to fly a kite in a hurricane. But with automation, it's like strapping the kite to a gentle breeze. Easy, breezy, financial freedom!

Bonus benefits:

  • Free up your brainpower: No more mental gymnastics trying to remember or resist spending. Your mind can now focus on bigger, brighter things.
  • Zero stress zone: Say goodbye to late fees and worry lines. Your bills will be paid on time, every time, like clockwork.
  • Future-proof your life: Whether it's a rainy day fund or a retirement nest egg, automation is building your financial safety net, one automatic transfer at a time.

So, ditch the autopilot and embrace the auto-awesome! It's time to take control of your finances without the stress or struggle. Remember, it's not about willpower, it's about smarter power. Let technology be your financial copilot, and watch your money soar to new heights. Happy landings!

If you enjoyed this insight, do check out my short-form course Personal Finance 101 here:

In this course, I discuss life-changing ideas from the best resources on finances, money management, and investing into simple and digestible lessons.

In these lessons, you’ll learn how to:

  • Grow and preserve your personal wealth.
  • Eliminate debt once and for all and become financially fit.
  • Master the core principles of money management.
  • Develop a positive money mindset and incorporate attitudes of rich and prosperous people.
  • Implement ancient wisdom as well as modern tools and techniques to solve all your financial problems.

In addition, you’ll get access to some exercises and writing prompts in the accompanying PDF worksheets as well.

I’m sure this course will be an awesome learning experience for you. I hope to see you inside soon.


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