Keep calm and carry on - tackling your financial stress
Written on the 10 November 2018 by Arrow
With costs of living on the rise and wage growth stagnating, it's not hard to see why Australian households are increasingly feeling the pinch.i In fact, a recent Ubank survey revealed 59% of Aussies admit their current financial situation causes them stress or loss of sleep.ii Even in the oft-labelled 'Lucky Country', this is a worrying statistic.
Financial stress can be constant and at its worst crippling, but with a bit of teamwork, solid communication, and a dash of discipline you can get your finances under control.
Learning to say no
Well an outright no can often be a bit blunt. Why not instead suggest an activity that's a bit cheaper? A picnic, or a walk. Either that or turnoff the noise on your socials. And stop comparing yourself to others.
Crunching the numbers
Look at your spending habits
Dial down your debt
Manage your stress
While financial stress can be debilitating, you don't have to suffer alone. We can help you get on top of your situation by making a practical plan going forward.