Do you know what does it take to be rich? Do you have a habit of saving money or do you spend everything you earn?
Financial planning, setting financial goals, finding the right insurance plans, investing…Do you know how to go about all that?
Actually, why didn’t the schools teach us all these?
Anyway. If you’ve read up on millionaires and their lifestyles, you will notice that many of them – barring being born with a Golden spoon in their mouths! – actually have cultivated great financial habits since they were younger.
Many of them started taking an interest in financial planning or searching up investment in their 20s or even earlier.
But most of us in our 20s are usually saddled up with student loan debt, aren’t in high-income jobs (yet!) and have no idea what to do with whatever money we’ve saved.
Lots of 20 somethings are also all like “I’ve just started tasting financial freedom, so, YOLO, I’ll spend my money on whatever I want”.
Which is great, I’m all about spending money on experiences. But the 20s is also a great time to lay the groundwork for good financial habits.
Stumped and not sure how to begin? Here are 5 tips to get you started. (more…)