My break up fund was essentially my year-end bonus that I was 100% planning to put to any other use you could think of rather than helping me crutch my way out of an emotionally abusive and manipulative relationship.
I just… I didn’t like how it felt. I knew we had all these student loans that we had carried with us from college, and so that was the real event that got us kicked into gear and started our debt-free journey.
Lasting for more than a month, the longest government shutdown in US history brought forth numerous financial lessons, as stories of food lines, unpaid …
When you don’t need help, think about ways you can make your friend’s life easier or better. It may not cost you much other than a bit of time (or it may), but saving a friend money, time or stress in an emergency situation is worth every bit of your investment.
Now, it is no surprise that most rich people are reviewing their goals and making goals. Author Thomas Corley, Rich Habits, found that 62% of all rich people not just set goals but they review them every single day. When is the last time you reviewed your goals?
I’m not begrudging anyone their beverage of choice, but am suggesting we could all be more mindful when deciding what to drink.
Having cash helps us sleep at night. It allowed us to survive my husband’s job loss, sick pets, and car troubles. Saving money doesn’t come naturally to us, but memories of having $100 dollars in the bank with a mountain of debt kept us motivated.
If you haven’t started saving for an emergency fund, then start today! It’s time to start taking steps to protect yourself and your family’s future. Don’t wait until it’s too late.
Investing is one of the most important ways you can grow your wealth over time, but it can also seem intimidating to people who haven’t invested before or who have lower incomes. Investing can actually be very simple, especially since the best investment advice is “set it and forget it.