*Finances are an extremely important part of our lives.

When you are working, many will tell you to pay yourself first which means to take money from your check and put it into savings.

Unfortunately, many people don’t do that.

That’s why we have partner site MadameNoire who has provided us with 8 ways to break bad financial habits.

Check out number one below:

Remember you have control

Your first step on your journey to regaining control over your finances is remembering that you have control. Think about the times you’ve exercised it like purchases you’ve passed up on, payments made on time and overall smart financial moves. If you were able to do it then, you’ll do it again.

Read more at MadameNoire