What’s holding you back from financial success?

The number one reason why many people don’t take action to improve their financial situation is fear! Have you ever decided that you want to buy a house or start a business and then talk yourself out of it? How many times have you decided that you want to do something and then find yourself putting negative images of what the outcome will be in your mind before you even get started? Unfortunately, many of us limit our potential by letting our fears take over our actions. When we start thinking about all the things that can go wrong, we become scared and make up reasons why not to take action.

Do your research 

Fear is often caused by uncertainty or lack of understanding. We are often afraid of doing something new because we are uncertain of what the outcome may be. The best way to get an idea of what the outcome may be is to do some research.

Attend seminars

Whether you are looking for a new job, buying your first home or starting a new business, seminars are a great way to educate yourself. I think of seminars as a crash course to learn something about a specific topic. Of course you need to do your due diligence as the goal of most seminars is to sell you something and some seminars are better than others. However they can be a great resource and a great way to learn about something in a short period of time. Many seminars will provide you with access to people that are experts in their field that may be available to answer any questions you may have. That alone is a great benefit! When you go out to these seminars make sure you take full advantage of your time there and ask questions. The quickest way to learn about something is find someone who has the answers and ask them for it!

Hire a coach

Sometimes we can educate ourselves enough but still have a fear to take action. Some people even convince themselves that they don’t know enough about what they would like to accomplish and spend so much time trying to learn everything that they never get to the point where they are ready to take action. If you are one of these people, then finding a coach that can guide you to take action may be your best option. One of the biggest advantages of using a coach is that you can accomplish things at a much faster rate. You can spend years trying to educate yourself and if you never take action, all that education has not been put to use and you will not accomplish your goals.

About The Author


President & Founder Sonja is our Rent To Own Specialist who will take you through the application process, help you find a home and work with our team of investors to purchase the home for you. She is experienced in real estate investing and is the author of Stop Renting, Start Saving. She is passionate about helping people build wealth through home ownership and will guide you through the entire process.