Magnetic Monday Live Manifesting Q&A | Your money questions answered

Magnetic Monday Live Manifesting Q&A | Your money questions answered

It’s time for another Magnetic Monday call!

This is a live manifesting Q&A, where you can get answers to all your money questions – including how to change your money mindset, how to attract and manifest more money PLUS personal finance tips to help you gain money confidence so you never worry about money again.

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Here’s a summary of this episode so you can jump straight to the bit that resonates with you – or grab a cuppa and watch the lot!

SHOW NOTES:

6min – I struggle with the spending part, mostly. So my question is, does that kind of block the flow of the abundance through me? 

18min – How do you manage the transition of your own mindset with your nearest and dearest who are not in a positive mindset? 

26min – You say “Every dollar needs a job to do” and I’m having trouble finding jobs for all my money 

36min –  I worry there won’t be enough money in ‘old age’

41min – My money is a mess! I’ve been trying to give it jobs, but I don’t know enough about investing and compound interest

 

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Rene said:
“One habit around money I would like to change is being worried there’s not enough in old age.”

As we do get a little bit older and start realising that life is not infinite in this 3D reality that we’re in, we do start thinking about that stuff. 

If that’s something that’s really bugging you, then I would recommend:

1. Look at the story

Look at what your parents modelled for you. Is that a story that you picked up because it’s what your parents either told you or what actually happened to them? 

And just because it happened to them – or it’s what they bought into – doesn’t mean it has to be your story. 

We do the hypnotic story process in Magnetic Money, and that is a huge part of it:
Realizing that it’s just a story – most of the time it’s not even your story – and that you don’t have to keep believing it. You can start telling a new story. 

That disconnects the emotional hook. 

So looking at where that story comes from that you’re not going to be okay in old age is a very important step.


2. Make a plan

On a really practical level, have a plan.

When you have a plan, you don’t have to worry so much anymore. 

In Australia, we have a great book called The Barefoot Investor. The author Scott Pape talks about this myth that you need a million dollars in the bank to retire comfortably. 

And it’s just not true. 

We have the age pension, and you’re still allowed to work part-time. And who wouldn’t want to work a couple of days a week and do something that gets them out and engages them in the community? 

He breaks it all down and shows us that we don’t actually need a million dollars in the bank! We on;y need a fraction of that!

Most people live in a state of fear trying to figure out where they’re going to find a million dollars cash and a freehold house to retire with, so it’s about 1 – shifting the mindset and 2 – actually having a clear and educated plan. 

So number one – what’s the story you’re telling yourself? And why do you think that that’s got to be your story? 

And then marrying the magical with the practical, and putting a plan together, asking yourself what your retirement plan is, what your finances are looking like, and then what needs to be a priority.

Give every dollar a job to do and look at what your number one priority is right now.


It might be: 

  • Paying off credit card debt 
  • Paying off your home loan
  • Starting to put more money away into your superannuation
  • Starting to put some money away for investing

Knowing what that wealth creation plan is, which stage you’re at, and actually knowing that you’re underway, that really settles all those fears and nerves.

That’s why to me, doing the practical side of money and not having it go hand in hand with the energetic and the mindset stuff is madness. 

And the same goes with the energetic and the mindset stuff. 

That’s all very well, but if you don’t walk the talk, then you’re still just hoping for the best. And at worst, you’re repressing all your fears and pretending everything’s okay because you’re not willing to step up to the plate and actually take care of your money. 

When you do take care of your money and you put that plan in place, then you can relax and spend a certain amount of money on yourself without worrying – because you know you’ve earned enough and that money is earmarked for having fun. And all the other stuff that your money needs to do is all being taken care of as well because every dollar has a job to do.

Some of those dollars have the job of helping you to achieve financial stability and financial freedom, and some of those dollars have the job of helping you take of yourself, feel great about yourself and enjoy life along the way. 

And that helps to raise your vibration, keep shifting your mindset around how abundant life is, and then allows MORE money to flow, which means there’s going to be even more dollars available to grow your wealth. 

And it builds and builds and builds.


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Kim asked:
“I give my money jobs to do – all the bills are paid and I started a business so that I could have that, but I don’t know what to do with the leftover. There’s not a lot leftover, but enough that I know I should be doing something with it. I don’t know what to do with it.”

In Magnetic Money, we set up a ‘bucket system’ where there are different buckets of money that serve separate purposes.

There is one bucket that pays the bills.

Another bucket is your fun bucket and discretionary spending (ie. groceries).

Then there’s the wealth creation bucket. 

(Forget about the word ‘compound’ for a moment if it confuses you.) 

The wealth creation bucket is everything that has interest attached to it.

Things that charge you interest could be:

  • Credit card
  • Mortgage 
  • Car loan

But then on the flip side, there are things that you earn interest on such as investments and term deposits.

So that wealth creation bucket is everything that has interest involved.

What compound interest means is (and it doesn’t really work like this but it keeps the numbers simple): If you have a credit card owing $1,000, and you’re charged 20% interest per annum, in a year you’re charged $200 interest. If you don’t pay that down, then you’re going to be charged interest on that $200 as well as the $1,000 that you already owe.

So if you don’t pay that down, you’re going to be charged interest on the interest and so on.

And that’s what compound interest is – it’s the interest making more debt babies.

It’s like this family tree that’s working against you.

What we want to do is make sure that some of your money is being pointed at that bucket.

This is a really great job to give some of your money, as it reduces that debt effect as quickly as possible, and tips the scales into starting to grow your wealth.

That’s a super quick lesson on how we do it.

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My top hack for eliminating debt – that’s super fast!

My top hack for eliminating debt – that’s super fast!

Today I’m going to share with you my number one hack for eliminating debt.

You’ll want to stick around for this one.

 

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I’m going to use a four-letter word… debt. 

Nobody likes that one. 

We’ve all got it – most of us anyway – and we don’t like it, we want to get rid of that thing. 

Energetically, the more you try to get rid of something, the more you actually give it power, the more you reinforce it.

What you resist, persists. 

So you want to be careful. What you want to do is actually turn that around by implementing the really practical things that I’m about to share with you. 

Turn that around and actually change the energy.

Right now, your energy is probably one of ‘I don’t want any more debt!’ which actually just keeps more debt coming at you.

Rember: What you resist persists and where attention goes energy flows. And everything is energy. 

We want to turn that energy around to ‘Every day, I’m eliminating debt. Every day my debt is shrinking. It’s shrinking faster and faster!’, which is a completely different vibration. 

That’s what we want. 

So how do you do that? 

OK, let me share my number one tip for eliminating debt with you: 

Most people, when they have multiple credit cards, car loans, etc., they just make the minimum payments on everything. Sometimes they pay a bit more here and there, but generally, they’re just making the regular payments and trying to get on top of things. 

What you want to do is this: Get a piece of paper and list all of your debts. List what you owe, what the minimum monthly payment is (or weekly if that’s how you operate), and list the interest rate if you can. 

Now from a pure finance advisory perspective – which by the way, I’m not giving you financial advice here – and from a number-crunching perspective, you would usually work on the one that has the highest interest rate first because it’s costing you the most.

But having said that, everything is energy. 

If there’s one that bothers you a whole lot more than the others, or if you’re really overwhelmed by the feeling of debt, and just getting rid of one little thing would help, then go for another one. 

Sometimes it actually helps to get rid of the one that you owe the least on because you can do that quickly.

So choose one. 

If you’re feeling okay, then definitely go with the one on the highest interest rate and watch that debt shrink into oblivion. 

Here’s how you do it: 

✔️ Find a little bit of extra money somewhere. 

You can look at things like whether you have magazine subscriptions that you don’t utilise, whether you subscribe to Spotify but in reality, it’s no big deal if there’s an odd ad. Or perhaps you spend a little bit more than you really need to on going out and grabbing a cup of coffee or lunch.

Just figure out if there’s something that isn’t necessary that you can save money on.

Ideally, that’s the best way to do it. 

✔️ Then put that money towards that debt.

Think of this as REPLACING expenses. Swapping something not very useful with something that’s very useful and is going to help you a lot. 

Put that amount of money – let’s say it’s $50 a week saved from removing unnecessary expenses – towards the debt you’ve decided on and keep doing that. 

✔️ Keep paying all the other ones at their minimum payments and just focus on THE one. 

Just focus on eliminating debt – but focus on ONE at a time.

✔️ When that one’s all paid off, do a little happy dance. Give yourself a treat that you’ve decided on in advance. 

Ideally, your reward should cost about the same as one of those debt payments.

So if you were making a payment of $200 and have now paid off that debt, then put one of those payments towards a special little reward for yourself.

✔️ Then after that, don’t just absorb that money and re-subscribe to the magazines and everything else. Use that extra money you’ve just freed up and choose the next debt to eliminate!

I call this tipping the buckets. 

You just want to then choose the next debt to eliminate. You’ve got that whole $200 now extra to put towards the next one. 

So again, choose it depending on what works best for you.

Pay off all of it. 

✔️ When you get that one completely gone, do the same thing. 

Treat yourself, celebrate, and then take the whole payment (so what you had on the very first one plus what you were paying on the second one, which you then stacked up) and then pay all of that towards the next one. 

What will actually happen is that it’s going to gather momentum really, really quickly. 

The first one will be the slowest. The second one goes faster, and from there, it just goes bang, bang, bang, the dominoes will drop. 

It’s a really cool technique. 

Celebrate, do lots of happy dances and really celebrate every time you eliminate a debt.

Remember: All is energy. All is vibration. You want to do the dance of abundance. 

And that is it.

See how simple eliminating debt can be – and how quickly it can happen once you get started & focus?

Let me know in the comments below if you’ve ever tried this & how it went!

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The easiest way to save money – even when money feels tight

The easiest way to save money – even when money feels tight

If you’re somebody who would LIKE to save some money, has been told they SHOULD save money, and thinks that it would be NICE to have some to spare, then this tip is for you – so stick around!  
 

I’m going to tell you an easy way to save money – even when you feel like you have none to spare.

 

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Here’s the thing, we all know that it’s really important to start saving some money and put it aside – whether it’s for investing or just for a buffer in case of emergency. 

And also to start creating some positive energy around money. 

But when you’re so broke that you just have nothing to spare… What do you do?

What’s an easy way to save money – something you can do even when you have barely any?

I’ll tell you what I did because I went through a stage where my total income for the year was $10,000, and my rent was $320 a week! 

If you do the maths, you can work out that that doesn’t actually stack up. 

To this day, I’m not quite sure how I got through it, but I did.. and this little tip helped a lot!

The bottom line is, I was broke and I was miserable. 

I was obsessed with how broke I was. It was all that was churning through my head, night and day. I was like a human calculator that couldn’t switch off. 

I realised that I needed to change. Not just my thinking and my energy, but also my habit pattern. 

I needed an easy way to save money.

I needed to get into a pattern of putting some money aside. And showing myself that I did have money to spare. 

I did a very simple thing, and you can do it too – no matter how broke you are.

Here it is:
When you go out to buy groceries or whatever it is, use cash. Use cash for everything, and only spend notes. 

What it’ll do is it will make you think twice about breaking that note. 

It also creates all this change which you can then save, and I promise you, you will not notice the difference. 

So I did this. I spent only notes, I kept all the change and I would bank it at the end of the month. 

The first month it was about $64 which was a fortune to me at that time. 

I had $64 to put into a dedicated savings account. It made me feel rich. 

This changed my energy around money. It changed my vibration around money, my thinking pattern around money and my habit pattern around money. 

This one little thing is so powerful – and you can do it too!

Let me know in the comments – have you ever tried this? What do you do to save when money feels tight?

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Become more magnetic to money with this practical tip

Become more magnetic to money with this practical tip

Today I want to share a really simple trick that will help you become more magnetic to money and put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to money. 

This will also help you feel more empowered around your money.

A lot of people track their income, and you might be one. 

But do you track your expenses?

And yes, I know that at the end of the financial year, you can look back at your expenses, or you can refer to your bank account, but do you actually track your spending as you go? 

 

What’s more, I would challenge you to not just do that, but to do it on PAPER, because THAT is what makes you more magnetic to money.

 

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When you track your spending on paper, you’re basically spending on paper, and it’s a really powerful thing. There is so much that comes out of it.

Here are a few reasons why this is totally worth your while doing:

The first reason for this is that when you actually have to write down every single thing you spend – and I’m not just talking business expenses, I’m talking personal expenses, coffees, lunches, magazines, that extra pair of earrings, that pair of shoes that you snuck past your husband and got rid of the box before he got home. I’m talking about all of that, right? 

When you have to write it down in your little pocket notebook, then you think twice about it. 

It makes you automatically self-correct in the actual act of spending – you make more deliberate choices in the day to day moments. 

So particularly if you’re somebody who’s a little bit impulsive or just whips out the card and uses the payWave function everywhere you go, then this is going to really make a difference. 

Because you know what? Even if you’re just lazy enough to get out the pocketbook afterwards – and that makes you spend a little bit less money – that’s a really good thing. 

The second reason why this is really powerful, is that you can then actually add that all up, project it for your annual expense on each individual item, and you can see, ‘How much do I spend each year on just the odd cup of coffee? How much do I spend each year on clothes? How much do I spend each year on entertainment? How much do I spend each year even on groceries?’ 

And then you can make some really empowering decisions and choices. 

Because I promise you that when you look at that and you look and see that you are spending the equivalent of $7,000 per year on just coffees and having your favourite Italian sweet – which some of us love – and it adds up to thousands a year, that’s going to make you sit back and think.

And then you can make some really empowering choices. You can actually say, ‘Okay, I still want to have that thing. I still want to enjoy that thing. But I’m not willing to pay that price for that pleasure and that joy. So here’s the price I am willing to pay for that pleasure and joy.’

And then you break it down, and you work out what your weekly budget is for all those extra beautiful little luxury things. 

When you do it like that, you’re coming from a place of power, not a place of lack. 

You’re taking control of your money. And you know what? Your money loves it when you take control of it. So when you take control of your money, it just feels good – you’re in control, you’re in charge, and when you run out of that little bit of extra pocket money for those special luxury items, you can actually sit back and go, ‘Cool. I know that I’ve hit my limit, I know that when I stop now, it actually gives me all this extra free available disposable income that I can use to pay off credit cards, to save for a holiday’ – to do anything you choose. 

By planning, you actually get to be excited. You get to be excited about what it is you’re doing with your money. And there’s a lot of power in that, not just from a practical level, but also from that magical vibrational level, because I’m all about blending and marrying the practical with the magical. 

This practical stuff is what makes you more magnetic to money.

And that’s when you can step into your power and you can straddle the best of both worlds. And it’s incredible, baby. 

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Until next time, stay happy!

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This excuse is stopping you from manifesting money

This excuse is stopping you from manifesting money

Are you ready for more money?

I know… it sounds like a trick question. Or maybe a dumb question.

But it’s not.

So I’m wondering…

if you have a whole lot more money come to you right now, would you know how to actually manage it?

  • Would you know how to take care of it?
  • Would you know what to do with it?
  • How high are your confidence levels of actually managing a regular, consistent, much higher level of income?
  • How do you feel about that?

I’ve got to say, a lot of people will say, “Oh yes, I know exactly what I’ll do with it…

The reason I haven’t got my money sorted out yet…
The reason I don’t have a money plan or a system is because…
Well, I’m struggling a little bit…

Everything that comes in has to go out straight away so there’s no point…
There’s nothing left over for me to sort of take care of anyway…
It’s just, ‘Oh good- here’s some money. Let’s pay that bill or whatever it is.'”

And that is exactly the problem.

 

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Because when you don’t have a system and you don’t have a plan in place, you’re actually blocking the flow of more money.

Also what’s happening is that the money that you do have… you’re not necessarily using it in the smartest possible way to get you out of the situation you’re currently in and into a better situation.

So starting to take care of your money – putting a system and a plan in place – it’s actually the number one starting point outside of raising your vibration and getting on the abundance vibe which are really important.

And at the same time, you need to have the back-end ready to manage it.

It’s like opening a restaurant and getting beautiful frontage and great settings and decor… you might have some waiting staff but you’ve got no one in the kitchen…. because you figured, “Well, I haven’t got any customers yet.”

So when a customer does come in, you’ve got to run back there and quickly whip something up. (I’m not assuming that your cooking skills are not up to scratch but a professional chef might do better, right?)

The point is: You’ve got to have the back-end system setup so that the flow can happen…  so that the system can kick in and that baby can really start to hum.

So, start somewhere.

Start by making a plan for how much money you’ve got coming in, how much is coming out, and what’s the smartest way to manage all of that.

Before you can put a plan together though, you need to know where things are at right now. You need to kind of take a snapshot of where you’re at. Because if you want to get to Los Angeles, you need to know whether you’re coming from home or Sydney. It’s going to make a difference in terms of which way do you direct that plan.

So start by knowing your starting point.

What’s coming in?
What’s going out?
And how am I feeling about it all?

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