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When Do You Need To Invest In Yourself – Ep. 109

It’s that time of year again, and you know what that means – Black Friday sales, holiday extravaganzas, and the perfect opportunity to invest in yourself. Let’s talk about how to make decisions, educated decisions, not emotional, irrational ones. Because when you can make educated decisions and confident decisions here, like this, you’re not going to have as much regret. Alright, so let’s get to it!

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0:00 – Episode Overview
1:42 – Preparing For Black Friday
5:08 – What’s The Benefit of This Purchase
6:30 – Support Level Right For You
7:25 – 24 Hours
8:17 – Align With Values And Business You Want

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Making Smart Money Moves During the Holidays

The holidays are basically here again Black Friday sales are going to be starting holiday sales. And especially when it comes to investing in yourself. Let’s talk about how to make decisions, educated decisions, not emotional, irrational ones because when you can make educated decisions and confident decisions here, like this, you’re not going to have as much regret. Alright, so let’s get to it!

This is the Your Money Your Life podcast. I’m your host, Aimee Cerka, a money confidence coach for female entrepreneurs on the path to six figures. After over 10 years in the personal finance industry and multiple personal financial and medical crisis. I was fed up with the lies that are being shouted from the rooftops by the gurus and the media said I help you simplify, solidify and scale your money.

By blending tactile money strategies with mindset work, you can create unstoppable finances together, you’ll finally figure out the money thing. So you can make more money in less time without living off of beans and rice, or sacrificing your lifestyle. Episodes here on the podcast are short and sweet.

Being married, having four kids at home, homeschooling being the CEO running the household, I’m kind of busy. And I know you are too. So let’s keep it simple and get to the point. Welcome. I’m so glad you’re here.

Welcome back to the Your Money, Your life podcast. I’m your host, Aimee Cerka. Today, we were talking about how to make informed decisions with your investments, specifically when it comes to investing in yourself.

Focus on the Benefits

And like I said, you know, the holidays are here upon us, this is applicable all the time. But I felt like I needed to talk about this, especially as we start to either launch on Black Friday sales, or like, as a consumer, we’re going to get pitched a lot of things right now, okay. And I want you to be able to have that peace and the confidence that you need in your day to day business, and not end up with a bunch of regret, because you purchase something that you didn’t really need. But it was like an emotional buy because of all those things.

And using these principles there, I’m not going to name names. But there was two programs that I can think of specifically off the top of my head, like the copy was phenomenal. The copy hooked me right? Like I was like, yes, like I need this right, because of the copy.

But then when I was able to utilize these see, four different principles that I’m gonna talk about in just a minute, I was able to make the decision was like, no, actually, I don’t need this. I have all the tools that I need. And one of the biggest, there was a lot that I learned from this particular coach.

Unpacking the Concept of “Enough, Not Enough”

But one of my former coaches, Steve Krivda, will shout them out. One of the things that I learned from him that probably has made the biggest difference is a concept. I don’t remember if it’s his concept or not, but he calls it enough, not enough.

And what that means is we show up with this lens of either we don’t have enough, or I’m not enough. And then it’s like, okay, I need to go do things so that I can be enough. And if you remove that, that lens, that frustration that it’s all the emotions, like look at things, factually, like it actually is, then you’re going to be able to see without like that emotional enough, not enough that he shows us okay.

But employing these four principles that we’re going to talk about in just a second. That was how I was able to make those decisions and rationally see, like, “okay, no, I have the materials that I need, I already have enough.” They don’t need this program, it’s not actually a fit for me, which then again, saves you regret.

Now you can make informed decisions with your money, whether it’s by Friday or in different episodes. Let’s quickly recap the four things that I want you to make sure you’re doing looking at writing now will be awesome.

What’s the benefit? What are the benefit, like tangible benefit that you’re going to get from this program? Whatever it might be that you’re looking at purchasing. This could be like a done for you service, this can be a course like where they’re teaching step by step, doesn’t matter.

What’s the benefit.

Evaluate the Support Level

The second thing is the support level matching what you actually need.

Give it 24 Hours

The third thing was waiting 24 hours not to make that irrational decision.

Align with Your Values

And the fourth thing was making sure it was aligned with your values, and the type of business that you want to have. So, if you’re watching on YouTube, drop me a comment below and let me know which one of these was the one that stood out to you the most. And then of course, if you’re listening on the podcast, shoot me a message on Instagram. I want to know which one of these four was the like, yes, that is what I need to remember.

Thank you so much. We’ll see you next time. Bye for now.

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