Have you thought about what you value when it comes to spending & saving money? Mindless spending and/or saving without a purpose won’t get you to where you’d like to be. That means the first step, of course, is figuring out what your financial goals are.
Don’t make them generic goals like “save for retirement” or “save for the kid’s college” either. Make them things that you connect with viscerally. Meaningful stuff. Stuff you’d feel sick about if you didn’t reach. Read the rest of this entry »