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Introduction To Financial Planning

What role does money play in your life? You might think of money as what you need to buy the things that you want, but it is also to pay bills, buy groceries, and take care of everyday concerns. We do, after all, need money to carry out our day-to-day lives. However, money can be more than that. It can be the key that opens the door to a brighter future- a future where you feel in control and enjoy your life because of the path you have chosen.

Learning to take control of your financial future will help you realize your dreams and achieve your goals. It all begins with believing in yourself, refusing to accept limitations, and nurturing your abilities as a money manager. This section of the toolkit will give you and your family basic money skills that will help you on your path to turn dreams into reality.

Money management can be intimidating. This may be entirely new territory or you may have encountered problems in the past. You may have thought that you will never have enough money to live comfortably or independently. You should not expect yourself to have all the answers. It is important to know that we all have something to learn when it comes to making good financial choices. While this section will just scratch the surface, as you develop your money skills, you will start to see what can be achieved.

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