Money Smart Athlete Blog


Starting Strong: Financial Fitness Tips for Athletes

Financial Goal Setting in Sports and Beyond

One could argue that money is not everything; it cannot be denied that its significance lies in enabling a comfortable life. To live a comfortable life means that you reach financial freedom through financial goal setting. Athletes must think long-term when setting their financial goals, as a sports career may be successful but for most athletes it may only last for a few years. From that point onwards they have to live off the savings set aside while being active in sports.  These savings are most definitely the results of the financial goals they had set during their athletic years and the earlier they had started, the better off they are.

Athletes & Financial Psychology

The Influence of Peer Pressure: How Athletes Can Make Smart Financial Choices

In the fast-paced and competitive world of sports, athletes not only face challenges on the field but also off the pitch, particularly when it comes to managing their finances. The allure of fame and fortune can often be accompanied by the pressure to conform to a certain lifestyle, driven by the influence of peers and societal expectations. In this article, we will explore the impact of peer pressure on athletes and delve into strategies they can employ to make intelligent financial decisions, ensuring a secure future beyond their playing days.