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Consider these investment tips to ensure the money you work hard for is also working hard for you.
There are very reasonable adjustments you can make to your saving and spending habits that can help you afford your dream vehicle. Whatâ€™s more, these strategies can be applied to other big-ticket item purchases you want to make in the future.
During a â€œNo-Spend Weekend,â€ the challenge is simple: avoid spending any money and see just how much fun you can still have on a limited budget.
The marriage process doesnâ€™t end when you cut the cake or make the toast, though. Married couples should take the time to marry their finances as well.
Managing spending and keeping up with your budget can be difficult tasks, but there are ways to make it easier to manage your spending, reach your financial goals and improve your financial well-being.
The most stereotypical, pre-marriage conversation that can make or break a relationship is generally about children. A conversation many couples unfortunately neglect is one regarding financial goals, which is too bad considering money can be one of the most contentious aspects of marriage. A study performed by Utah State University found couples who argued about finances at least once a week were more than 30 percent more likely to divorce.1 Their survey examined a variety of indicators to determine which aspects of marital discord were the most reliable forecaster for divorce. Of all the potential disputes analyzedâ€“ranging from sex and quality time spent together to in-laws and household choresâ€“disagreements about finances turned out to be the most accurate signal that divorce was a likely outcome.
Saving can seem like a daunting task, especially if youâ€™re not entirely confident in your investing abilities or secure in your current financial situation, but that doesnâ€™t mean you shouldnâ€™t try. There is rarely universal agreement among financial and investment professionals, so the fact that everyone says you should save for retirement, preferably as early as possible, should be a pretty clear indicator that itâ€™s a good idea.
Everyone has dreams and life goals. For you that may be homeownership, sending your kids to college, comfortably retiring or all of the above. Reaching these goals takes time and a well-thought-out saving strategy.