For most of us, getting our body into good physical shape requires an effort. We have to exercise, eat the right foods, and the input from a professional, such as a personal trainer or a nutritionist, can help us achieve a healthy physical body. It also takes a commitment over time to get into good physical shape – eating right Read More »
Financial Fitness with Lisa Sehannie
Our habits affect the outcome of our lives.
For example, our eating and exercise habits affect our physical fitness. The same can be said for our financial lives. The habits that we have regarding money can shape the outcomes of our financial lives, positive or negative, depending on the habits we have formed.
The purpose of this column is to help the readers with their financial fitness, by reviewing your financial habits, and making positive changes to move towards a financially fit lifestyle. And just as we know with physical fitness we must work at it consistently to remain in good physical health, the column will serve consistent reminders of the financial exercises necessary to remain in good financial health.
The readership for this column is very diverse. You come from all different backgrounds, by way of culture, age, professional background, income, and more. The theme of this column is single motherhood and how to stay financially fit.
A physically fit body is typically the result of good health habits, such as eating healthy; regular exercise; and help from a professional in the health industry. In contrast, if we have poor health habits, such as eating unhealthy food every day; little or no exercise; and no input from a health professional, the result generally is an unhealthy physical Read More »
We have all been told, at some point or another, that saving money on a regular basis is necessary to achieve financial fitness. In fact, savings is considered one of the components of a financially fit person. However, for some, even though you know that saving money is good, you often think to yourself, “How can I save, if I Read More »
Physical fitness is not something that happens by accident. Typically, a physically fit body is the result of good health habits, such as healthy eating; regular exercise; and the input from a professional in the health industry. Oppositely, poor health habits, such as eating unhealthy food every day; little or no exercise; and no input from a health professional, generally Read More »
Achieving a physically fit body is a journey. We begin the journey by evaluating our current level of physical fitness. This can be done by looking at, among other things, our weight, our cardiovascular strength, our endurance and our flexibility. We then identify what changes we want to make, and set physical fitness goals. For example, we can determine how Read More »
Single motherhood involves having children that depend on you for their financial needs. The purpose of this column is to provide financial fitness exercises to help you become financially fit. It is also our goal to provide specific tips for single moms whereby you can be financially fit with your finances, which in turn will help you make better financial Read More »