10 Financial musts before age 20 (5 of 5)

This is the fifth and final post in our Financial Must series, where we’re aiming to provide you with a tremendous foundation to achieve your financial goals. We have the previous eight Musts listed below to remind you what we’ve covered. If you’d like to read about those in detail, check out Must Post 1, Must Post 2, Must Post 3, or Must Post 4. Thanks for reading! 1) Find a way to earn an income and do it at an early age. 2) Set goals for yourself financially, and make sure at least one is attainable in the short term. 3) Open a checking account. 4) Get a credit card with a low limit. 5) Do not put anything on that credit card if you don’t have the money for it in the bank. 6) Start an investment savings plan. 7) Live frugally and save as much of your income as possible. 8) Learn to separate needs from […]

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10 Financial musts before age 20 (4 of 5)

This is the fourth of five posts (in our Financial Must series) where we’re aiming to provide you with a tremendous foundation to achieve your financial goals. We will be posting 1 more list next Friday (April 1). We have the previous six Musts listed below to remind you what we’ve covered. If you’d like to read about those in detail, check out Must Post 1, Must Post 2, or Must Post 3. Thanks for reading! 1) Find a way to earn an income and do it at an early age. 2) Set goals for yourself financially, and make sure at least one is attainable in the short term. 3) Open a checking account. 4) Get a credit card with a low limit. 5) Do not put anything on that credit card if you don’t have the money for it in the bank. 6) Start an investment savings plan. … 7) Live frugally and save […]

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10 Financial musts before age 20 (3 of 5)

This is the third of five posts (in our Financial Must series) where we’re aiming to provide you with a tremendous foundation to achieve your financial goals. We will be posting 2 musts every Friday until the list is complete. If you are enjoying the posts, please take a minute to subscribe to MikedUp Blog. Just click on the ‘subscribe’ button in the bottom right corner, enter your email, and you will get every post as soon as it’s published.   We have the previous four Musts listed below to remind you what we’ve covered. If you’d like to read about those in detail, check out Must Post 1 or Must Post 2. Thanks for reading!   1) Find a way to earn an income and do it at an early age. 2) Set goals for yourself financially, and make sure at least one is attainable in the short term. 3) Open a […]

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10 Financial Musts Before Age 20

Is your ideal dream to retire at age 35? Would you like to eliminate your debt? Or do you just want to avoid the reality of living paycheck-to-paycheck that plagues about 75% of Americans? Whatever end game you desire requires discipline, hard work, and a bit of a financial education. These 10 financial musts before age 20 are designed to provide you with a tremendous foundation to achieve your financial goals.   The title implies that this article is intended for someone not yet in their 20’s, which is true, but these methods can and should be applied throughout life. The sooner you start though, the closer that financial freedom comes. It is my intention that implementing these 10 musts will help you develop good financial habits, eliminate debt, and increase savings so that no matter your dreams, they are achievable. We will be posting 2 musts every Financially Fit Friday […]

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