How to Create a System To Make Change

Making change can be difficult. It’s usually something new that takes time and motivation to stick with. But what if you created a system to help you make the changes you want in life and keep them for the long haul? In this episode, Dr. Ryan Law breaks down why change is difficult, the human behaviors behind it, and the systems you can create to improve your finances. Ryan Law is award-winning educator who teaches in the Personal Financial Planning program at Utah Valley University. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional (CFP®) and an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®). Ryan is the author of the books “Student Loan Planning” and “Make Positive Changes” and co-editor of the book “Financial Counseling.” He’s the CEO of Ryan Law Consulting, where he provides speaking and consulting services for financial conferences and firms. He lives in Utah with his wife and children.

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How to Create a System To Make Change Episode Details

  • Why is change hard for people to make
  • What reasons weigh heavier than others
  • The importance of a support system
  • How human behavior play into making changes
  • How to change mindset and beliefs
  • Deciding to track change or not
  • How can you hold yourself accountable to making change
  • Tips for changing spending and savings habits?
Related: Why a Mindful Money Plan is Important 

System To Make Change Resources

  • Zoom
  • Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
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