Andrew S. PerriMarch 31, 2022

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Traditional wisdom says it’s healthier to focus on the positive, but there are times when pessimism can be useful.

These days, it’s tempting to get caught up in the negative: war, inflation, interest rate increases, and the like, but taking some time to seriously focus on the worst-case scenario can actually help you feel more optimistic about the future.

Let’s take some time to run a scenario analysis of your financial situation to help build confidence that you are still on the path to pursuing your goals, even in light of these pessimistic times. That may help you feel a bit more optimistic.

Here are some of the best articles circulating this week with information that can help you in your planning. Enjoy them and feel free to share with anyone you think could benefit. Let’s connect. I’d love to hear from you.

How Marie Kondo Can Help You Spark Joy Into Your Financial Life

How To Create Your Worst-Case Scenario Budget

Tax Day Is Coming. Here’s How to Cope With the IRS.

A Majority of ‘Retirees’ This Year Won’t Actually Stop Working

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Finance

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