What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.

— Julia Cameron

It also means that opportunities will come to us if we put extra effort into what we do. We may love what we’re doing but it is possible that we’re not marketing it well to produce earnings from it – only if your main goal is to produce cash-flow from it and save more to expand your venture. If you have all the chance to do so, might as well grab it and make something out of it. We’ve listed ways that can help you achieve financial freedom. Getting across this article may be a sign that you should do it. You never know unless you try. Remember, there’s no harm in trying unless you know you’re guided and well-equipped.

1. Choose your career wisely

You may start off with a regular job and it’s not a bad thing. Actually, it’s a great thing. The thing is if it makes you miserable and wants to do other stuff away from the corporate work – you can. You’re thinking about your monthly expenditures? You have a regular job, learn how to manage and save for extra (your new venture in mind), it will help you start on a new business journey.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Keep that in mind. Will you earn from it? Will it help you grow as a person and as a businessman? Do you feel that it’s that one career that will make you happy and not feel like it’s work? Does your emotional state regarding it will back you up when things get rough in the process? If yes, then it must be the right career you could grow and help you grow as well as an individual.

2. Don’t rush the progress

Financial freedom is ideal and not impossible. Every path has a challenge you will have to pass, it will not be easy but it is worth paying attention and it’s just temporary.

Be productive in the process; learn and take in a lot of information from people and experiences, know your options, learn the business, connect with people, create realistic plans, and balance your spending to give you a higher chance of attaining financial freedom.

Always be prepared to lose and fail, it’s what’s helping you grow to be a professional.

3. Learn to manage short-term savings

Your aim is to have that financial freedom, therefore you will need to hold and possibly delay the spending for things that aren’t as important as your big investments. What is your big investment that is good as short-term savings? It’s your emergency fund. Practice and make it a habit to spare for just a little — a little goes a long way. Your emergency bills like car repairs, medical needs, or a damaged home parts are all needs. And you need to be ready for that. You will never know when your budget will cut down to a big chunk of its amount.

Remember, money grows more if you start with a good money managing habit.

4. Invest in experiences

We’ve just mentioned that you need to hold your unnecessary expenditures but your happiness and inner state also need some investments to keep you and your mind healthy. It will keep you inspired to do what you love and not let money take over you — your goal is to take over money. After all, maybe as of the moment you will not always have enough but know that money comes and goes, might as well spend it right.

Experience a lot of things, travel wisely, attend seminars, and join classes that will enhance your skills and abilities. You need to work hard but don’t burn yourself, because you will fall from instead of benefiting from it. Have a positive mind and work smartly. It’s all about strategy in life, learn to be good at it and take over the situation. Your emotional state will attract whatever you’re feeding your mind, so nurture it. 

To become financially free, you will have to manage your money very well. You need to be disciplined and have your mind focused in your priorities. Learning is best when it comes to money.

In Laurus Enterprises, we recommend a 3-Day Intensive Course in Manila to aspiring entrepreneurs and people who want financial freedom. It is an intensive event that gives you ways on how to manage your money and reprogram your money mindset. It is inclusive of giving tools and training to achieve your financial goals. Millionaire Mind Intensive (3-Day Course) will give an introduction to having creative ways of saving and has an internationally recognized speaker to share and instill his ways and experiences.