Do you ever watch or listen to the news and then walk away feeling like the world is falling apart? It’s easy to get that impression because the media is known for its sensationalized headlines and negative reporting. But sometimes a little perspective is all we need. While things may seem dire, we truly have come a long way. Take a look at how our world has drastically improved over the past two centuries.
200 Years of Data
According to a recent poll, only 6% of Americans think the world is getting better2, but we should be much more optimistic than that! Extreme poverty now only affects 10% of the population compared to 94%, and 85% of our world is literate. We no longer have to fear diseases like whooping cough or worry about our children not living past their 5th birthday.
We have a long way to go, and we may make mistakes along the way, but the data is optimistic in the areas that matter. Society is improving, and that is enough of a reason to move forward with hope! Remember, positive changes happen over time, and this is true for your finances as well. As you stay disciplined, save little by little, and keep your eyes focused on your goals, you will also have good things to look forward to! At Hansch Financial Group, we aim to help you create a financial roadmap that addresses all pieces of your financial puzzle, from your stresses and fears to your values and dreams. If you want to see where your finances can go, contact us today at 949-661-5225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hansch Financial Group
Hansch Financial Group is a fee-based financial services firm led by brothers David K. Hansch, CFP®, CRPC® and W. John Hansch, MBA. As Values-Based Financial Planners™, David and John focus on intertwining a client’s values and personal goals into a personalized financial roadmap. Through this holistic approach, they seek to help clients improve their long-term financial success and reach their desired destination. With offices in San Diego and Orange County, they serve clients locally in Southern California, as well as remotely throughout the country. To learn more, visit www.hanschfinancial.com.