Usually this time of year I am bugging out my head eagerly awaiting all my tax documents so I can do my taxes. Not this year.
What's the difference? Well, I thought about it and I think its because this is the first year that I'm not desperate to get my hands on some dough. Every year I can't wait to get my T4's and other documents so that I can cash in. I usually have the money ear marked before I even have it in my hands.
Its made me realize how much more secure I feel with a few bucks in the bank and no debt looming over my head. A lot of times I am disappointed I never had that big WOOHOO moment when I paid off my debt. Heck, I haven't even written my blog post on it yet. Today though it hit me that this feeling of ease is the real pay off. I have been impacted in ways that I'm just discovering now.
If you are still in debt I really urge you to make the commitment and prioritize your finances to get that monkey off your back. I think you'll see a lot of change in your life. Best of all you'll have security and more confidence in yourself. I know its had a big effect on me personally.