It can be difficult to establish a hierarchy of savings. What should come first when you are paying yourself? Three basic areas represent parts of your life that need financial attention; your retirement fund, your money set aside for emergencies, and debt repayment. The last one doesn’t sound like you are paying yourself--at first. But debt management is an important part of establishing financial freedom. Emergency Fund: A Savings Account You … [Read more...]
Have You Started Saving For Retirement?
I think it’s time we have a serious chat about retirement, more specifically saving for retirement. Now, I’m not that old (though I refuse to tell you how old because a true lady never reveals her age #ThanksGrandma) so saving for my retirement is not something that I spend a lot of time thinking about. Which, if you think about it is a little ridiculous considering that when I'm ready to start thinking about it, it will probably be too late. It … [Read more...]