Are you a chronic saver? Do you pride yourself in the savings that you have amassed but have trouble spending it or investing in yourself?
You hear mostly about money advice for those opposite to your situation. The ones who are looking to save or cull in their spending. But you have been such a good saver that you can’t determine when it is best to actually spending it or take a financial leap.
This post is for you, my friend.
As an ESFJ (from Myer’s Briggs), I am a personality type that is one of the least likely of all types to go into business for myself. I can completely relate to wanting financial security and confidence that things will be ok even when faced with disaster.
It took a rather traumatic accident for me to stop for a moment and realize that no matter how much planning, saving, analyzing and running through different hypothetical scenarios, you can’t prepare for the inevitable. [Read more…]