Have you been impacted by someone’s addiction – your own or someone else’s. Addiction can negatively impact personal, relational, and financial well-being.
This website provides tools for observing how addiction impacts the different components of our lives including household finances. It provides actions steps we can take to move through difficulty and experience well-being.
Website Sections :
- Facing Financial Uncertainty – A series of articles that offers suggestions for taking steps to cope when facing financial challenges.
- Financial Assessment – The financial assessment guidelines suggest financial best practices. Financial best practices are positive action steps we can take to have enough money to meet life needs throughout our lives. If we are not satisfied with certain parts of our financial plan, we can change what we do to get better outcomes.
- Financial Worksheets – Financial Worksheets are provided to observe each component of the financial plan. The Financial Worksheets provide a framework for taking an inventory of where we are in each part of the financial plan.
- About Addiction – A framework is provided to examine how we form what we do. If we do not like the consequences of what we have today, we can observe and re-form what we do to create more satisfactory outcomes in all parts of our lives.
The components of a financial plan are:
- Manage your money – Control cash flow
- Use credit wisely
- Maintain adequate insurance coverage
- Establish, contribute to, and withdraw from savings and investment to have enough money throughout your lifetime
- Pay necessary taxes but no more
- Manage finances to maintain pre-retirement lifestyle during retirement
- Create and maintain a current estate plan.
- Calculate net worth.
- Maintain organized personal information and financial records
As you assess where you are and where you want to be with your finances, the following activities can be helpful in helping frame how to create your life and finance the activities you enjoy.
- Complete My Life Needs Worksheet
- Complete Personal and Family Information Worksheet
- Complete Location of Important Records Worksheet
- Complete Professional and Personal Advisors Information Worksheet
- Complete Family Genogram
- Complete Decades of Life Activity
- Complete Activity to Identify Triggers That Sustain Harmful Behaviors
Money management is the process of managing ourselves with respect to the way we use our money. If addiction has negatively impacted our finances, we change what we do to create financial security. The tools provided on this website can be used to design and fund a life that you’re enjoy.
Changing what we do means changing how we manage ourselves and how we relate to other people, places, or things. We can change how we form what we do to meet all of our life needs in a satisfactory way. We can change what we do by observing how we form the non-physical self and re-forming how we use it to function so we fill all of our life needs including financial needs so we are satisfied with the life we have.
This website, addictionfamilyfinance.com, provides a framework for discovering who I am, what I want to achieve, and how to bring it into being so I have enough money create a life I enjoy!
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