Believing that money and happiness are synonymous is a slippery slope, it bases your contentment on something outside yourself. Granted, living hand-to-mouth can cause a great deal of worry and stress, but if you suddenly had all the money you needed, would you be happier? I think the key is to not make money the center of your universe, but rather make it a tool you use on your journey.
Today’s guest is Cynthia Crawford, a professional and family financial education specialist for University of Missouri Extension.
You can find helpful money management tips by visiting the University of Missouri Extension website.