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Three Surprising Ways Financial Hardship Can Affect Your Life

Facing financial hardship can be unavoidable. Even those who try to be extremely responsible when it comes to managing their money can experience unexpected conditions that cause them to struggle with finances. However, there are many instances in which poor financial choices lead a person down the road to a struggle with money.

If you find it difficult to make ends meet or you are just one emergency away from losing your home or being unable to pay your monthly bills, you need to take action now. The sooner you get things under control the sooner you will be able to rebuild your financial standing. Ignoring the problem only makes things worse and can result in your financial issues affecting more than your bank account.

Did you know:

1. Your financial situation can affect your job opportunities?

Though most employers are not permitted to base their hiring decisions on a person’s financial standing, if the work involves dealing with money, you might be turned down if your finances are a mess. In order to prove to an employer you are responsible with other people’s money, you must first show you are responsible with your own.

2. Your financial situation can affect your marriage?

Many marriages break up because of financial issues. Finances are a major point of contention for most couples, even when they are comfortable with their debt and income. Different people have different money management styles and when one person does not approve of another’s handling of money, things can get dicey.

Additionally, when couples do face financial hardship, it taxes their relationship. They spend their time focused on making ends meet and feeling stress about their situation, leaving them no time to focus on the health of their marriage. The need for marriage counseling and financial counseling often goes hand-in-hand.

3. Your financial situation can affect your children?

Obviously, if your money issues are so bad you cannot afford to feed your family or pay your mortgage, it is going to affect your children. However, there are other less direct ways financial hardship can be a burden to your children. If you hope to leave behind a decent inheritance for your loved ones once you are gone, you need to get your finances in order as soon as possible. This gives you plenty of time to build savings and provide them with a cushion once you are no longer around.

Are you struggling with finances? Do you find these financial issues are bleeding over into other parts of your life? There is a solution. Contact the Law Offices of Robert M. Geller at 813.254.5696 for help managing your financial issues.

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