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Mitigate Finance Difficulties due to Inflation

It has been a difficult journey for the most of us during and after the pandemic. The necessity of lockdown led to the aftermath of exponential growth on the ever-increasing inflation rate. The recent war has brought, even in the first world countries, a surge of prices in the commodities like energy and food due to the limitations in gas resource. This in turn, led to the highest inflation the world has ever seen in many countries.

We have lost a lot to say the least – people, assets, investments, jobs, among others. And life goes on, we still move forward because bills keep on coming and piling. We continue to cater with our basic needs and nice to haves.

In order to do so, we must be able to point out the things that we can and cannot compromise in getting our affairs to order. In my part, I have realized that a negative is not something I should dwell on for too long anymore unlike before. And I must learn to prioritize which ones I should be able to address first and which ones I could park on my list that could be addressed later.

For properties, negative income in the rental aspects. I would have to decide if it is worth letting go or holding on to. For investments, the same goes on the bonds, stocks, mutual funds, and uitfs whether I can see a future for those bouncing back or cutting losses as early as now. For savings and emergency funds, we remain as is such that we have an allowance to move when encounter unexpected situations. The rest are allotted in insurance and other needs that covers the monthly cost of living bills namely transportation, food, clothing, medical, discretionary spending (e.g. charitable giving, travel, gadgets), housing and utilities.

Depending on which one you’d like to give a highlight on your personal portfolio. If your savings can cover most of the negatives that comes and you can continue to hold on to the position of your portfolio, you can go that route. But in the event that there is a need to borrow or loan specific amounts to cater specific month’s budget, you can mitigate to do so through cashadvances online from reputable providers. Ensuring that you have done due diligence on which ones has clauses that you could benefit in the long run such as monthly payment structure, interest rates whether it is as is or conditioned to change over time, and the like. Reputable cash advance providers may vary in these four main types such as credit card cash advances, payday loans, installment loans, and merchant cash advances .

In time, we all learn from these difficult situations in hindsight but today we do what we can to be able to survive. I know it is truly easier said and done but as we go through it, we learn something out of these hardships and hopefully provide wisdom to the next generation on how to go about when encountered in the face of crisis.

Elal of The Shades of Grey Travel and Photography
Elal is a traveler, student of life and photography enthusiast who wants to experience and capture what is raved and not raved about. For more about her travels, subscribe here, email at, or visit her portfolio.


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