With a little planning ahead, most things you want to buy don't really need to be bought the day you get them. To block impulse shopping, reserve your spending for one designated weekday.
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The specifics of managing your finances can be complex, but the basic principles of good financial health are simple. Above all else, put your future money toward saving rather than spending.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Watching the sunset on the beach every day. Doing a cross-country road trip whenever you feel like it. Finally devoting time to that hobby you've been dreaming of turning into your full-time gig. If you're like a lot of folks, one or all of these are something you want to do in retirement someday. And to help turn these visions into reality, you're probably contributing to a superannuation, hoping that compound growth will help you build a nest egg sizable enough to make those dreams come true.
Whether you want to save to send your kids to private school, sock away enough for a deposit on a house or simply be able to retire comfortably, reaching long-term money goals can seem overwhelming. But there are pain-free ways to stack up your savings and keep the momentum going -- if you pick a method that matches who you are.