15 Symptoms you're not in control of your future

2016-10-11
While life can be unpredictable, there are steps we can all take to make sure many key problems are not inevitable. While life can be unpredictable, there are steps we can all take to make sure many key problems are not inevitable.

A common trait of successful people is they accept that life is always unpredictable.

The problem we all face is when we don’t understand something or its relevance to our lives, it’s easier not to think about it.

Sometimes just not knowing where to start or where to go for advice can freeze many people into inaction.

Once you turn 18 years od age, you're your own responsibility under the eyes of the law. When it comes to your backup plan, you can let the government have a plan for you (and you may not like it) or you can choose to be in control of your own destiny.

Once you're 18, you're your own responsibility under the eyes of the law. You can let the government have a plan for you (and you may not like it) or you can choose to be in control of your own destiny. Putting your Plan B together is a key step to becoming life confident.

The 3 biggest mistakes people make thinking about a backup plan

  1. Thinking you're too young to need one,
  2. Thinking you have nothing of value to leave anyone,
  3. Thinking you will never get sick to the point where someone else will need to make decisions for you.

The crazy thinking is made crazier when people make the excuse for doing nothing by saying, 'I'm not planning on dying for a long time so estate planning isn't relevant for me...'

Nobody plans on dying.

You do have choices about your life, but you have to make them first.

The 15 most common symptoms your estate plan isn't sorted

Here are the 15 most common symptoms that indicate a family is dangerously unprepared for the inevitable.

Modern Estate Planning is about your Plan B for you, your family and those who depend on you.

The best way to predict your future is to plan for it and document it.

Drew Browne

Drew specialises in helping people protect and provide for what matters most in their lives. He's an award-winning writer, speaker, financial adviser and business strategy mentor. His company Sapience Financial and Investment Services is committed to using business solutions for good in the community, is a member of the international B1G1 Business for Good Giving Community and in 2015 certified as a B Corp. In 2017 Drew was recognised in the inaugural Australian Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow national awards. Drew writes for successful Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs at Smallville, his blogs can be read on Amazon.com and you can connect with him on LinkedIn.

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Drew Browne

Sapience Founder & Director.
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