Investing can seem intimidating or downright scary if you’ve never jumped in and done it before, or if you’ve tried in the past and …
You might see someone saving twice as much as you and feel like that will never happen for you. But remember that that person had to start somewhere, too.
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.
I was set on learning everything so I could beat these banks at their own game.
The internet has made shopping a whole lot easier. It means I can sit at home in my pajamas and comparison shop a dozen sites in a half an hour while sipping a cup of tea.
That beats the exhaustion that comes from driving around to a bunch of different stores all day to compare prices and pick up stuff all over town.
Money is easy to spend and hard to save. But there are a few things you could do to make it a little bit easier to save money.
The first $100k is such a pain because most of it is purely based on how much you save. When you have less than $100k, you have very little investment returns helping propel your net worth higher. It’s all about how much money you can throw in your bank account each month.
You can become a control freak with your money. But at some point, you have to understand that you cannot control everything. Use your precious energy and time for things that you can actually control. Leave the other stuff for the universe to figure out.
Most young couples that I know are at least intrigued by the possibility of living a single-income lifestyle. Many of them feel that it just can’t be done with the cost of living, payments, education etc. and so they just accept the way that things are. This post is written as an encouragement to anybody who is considering becoming a one-income family.